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D’Antoni says Harden is the best offensive player he's ever seen

James Harden is playing out of his mind. Meanwhile, the Houston Rockets are first in the Western Conference. But head coach Mike D’Antoni doesn’t stop at saying Harden is the MVP of the league this season. In fact, he goes a whole lot further with his praise.That’s the best offensive player I’ve ever seen. They were running guys to him, and he just steps a little further back and...
Via The Sports Post
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike D’Antoni: ‘Impossible to guard’ James Harden

James Harden is cruising toward the first MVP honor of his NBA career, and Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni has a simple reason for the superstar’s dominance.“It’s impossible to guard him. It’s impossible.”D’Antoni shared that praise following Houston’s 115-111 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday, per ESPN’s Tim MacMahon.The second-year coach called Harden the...
Via Sportsnaut
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: James Harden hits dagger three over Damian Lillard

http://www.clutchfans.net James Harden hits a stepback three-pointer over Damian Lillard in the clutch as the Houston Rockets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 115-111 on 3/20/2018, snapping Portland's 13-game win streak. Harden scored 42 points, badly outplaying Lillard.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers rips referees after loss to Rockets

Doc Rivers was critical of the referees after his Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Houston Rockets on Thursday night.The Rockets beat the Clippers 101-96, and one of Rivers’ big gripes had to do with the difference in free throws. Houston attempted 23 free throws, compared to just eight for the Clippers. That’s what he brought up after the game. Rivers also pointed out that the Rockets...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: James Harden yells at Austin Rivers, ‘He won’t even step up, I like him’

Tonight was a very tough loss for the LA Clippers. The Rockets narrowly defeated LA in a battle to even the series 2-2. Unfortunately for the Clippers, this loss dropped them from the 7th seed to the 9th seed. What’s most surprising is that the Rockets won this game despite shooting 38% from the field and 29% from three.These teams are no stranger to bad blood, as there’s been some...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan: James Harden a ‘lock’ for MVP

James Harden is widely viewed as the front-runner for the MVP Award and deservedly so. In fact, many believe bestowing the MVP on the Houston Rockets superstar is a virtual no-brainer.Interestingly, however, is how one player who is also considered an MVP candidate believes Harden is a “lock” to win the award. That player would be Toronto Raptors superstar DeMar DeRozan.“He earned...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden shakes Clippers player, makes him fall down

Rockets star and MVP frontrunner James Harden put a Clippers player on skates during Thursday’s game, and it was fun to watch. Harden was working on Wesley Johnson at the time, when he used a stepback move — and a bit of his shoulder as well — to send the Clippers swingman to the floor, hard. Check out the epic staredown and pause before Harden knocked down the shot as well, adding...
Via The Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Harden addresses nasty ankle-breaker on Johnson

On Feb. 28, 2018, James Harden may or may not have killed Wesley Johnson, when he crossed up Johnson into absolute oblivion. Johnson fell down, Harden paused an extra couple of seconds to stare, and the basketball world erupted. It was one of the most disrespectful basketball plays of all time. We caught up with Harden post-game where he addressed the nasty ankle breaker. Harden...
Via The Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Harden on title chances: This is the year

James Harden is playing like an MVP this season. In fact, he probably is the MVP this season. But for Harden, that’s not good enough. He believes this is the year of the Rockets.“The front office – (general manager) Daryl Morey and (CEO) Tad Brown – those guys did an unbelievable job. From last year, bringing (Eric Gordon) and (Ryan Anderson) over. Then obviously adding (Chris Paul...
Via The Sports Post
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Paul whistled for turnover after high-fiving James Harden’s mom

Rockets point guard Chris Paul tried to show some love for someone very close to one of his teammates during Monday’s game against the Jazz, and he ended up with an extra turnover on the stat sheet as a result.Paul was dribbling the ball near midcourt in the final seconds of the game, attempting to potentially close out the contest, as his team had a 96-85 lead with under 15 seconds...
Via The Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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