Why this is a match made in heaven for both player and coach. James Harden became a divisive figure in the NBA last season. His numbers remained superlative, but his defense was lacking and the Rockets had a disappointing year. That gave his critics all the ammo they needed to attack him following a 2014-15 year that saw him finish second in MVP voting.
That put Harden in a position where he needed to regain his place in the discussion of the league's top stars.
The Houston Rockets formally introduced Mike D’Antoni as their new head coach Wednesday, and All-Star guard James Harden says he’s looking forward to working with him. OFFICIAL: #Rockets name Mike The post James Harden Excited to Pl...