The Houston Rockets without James Harden is like The Office without Michael Scott. There are other talented actors on the sitcom. But their effectiveness revolved indisputably around Steve Carell 's brilliant characterization of office manager Scott. Show More Summary
The Houston Rockets' young core of Jeremy Lin, Chandler Parsons and James Harden have a lot to be proud of this season. Houston's talented trio have propelled the Rockets to a seventh seed in the West in just their first season as a unit, and all three are a big reason why the Rockets as a team lead the NBA in scoring with over 106 points per game. Show More Summary
The Miami Heat's LeBron James and the Houston Rockets' James Harden on Monday were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, March 18 through Sunday, March 24.
James Harden has made the Houston Rockets go from a cellar dweller into one of the most exciting teams in the NBA. With teams like the Los Angeles Lakers still searching for an identity at this point of the season, the Rockets have solidified their standing as a high-octane offensive team that doesn't slow down for its opposition. Show More Summary
Thanks to James Harden's heroics against the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday, the Houston Rockets won their third straight game and now sit just a half game behind the Golden State Warriors for the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference. The Rockets have also given themselves a nice little three-game cushion over the Los Angeles Lakers for the No. Show More Summary
The Rockets continue their march to dark horse contention in the playoffs. Last night, Houston did battle with the San Antonio Spurs, the game coming down the final seconds. Down [...] The post James Harden’s Game-Winner Pushes Rockets Past Spurs, 96-95 appeared first on The Smoking Section.
James Harden leads the Rockets to a big win over the Spurs.
The Houston Rockets got contributions from several players Sunday night against the Spurs. In closing time, they turned to James Harden again. Harden sank an off-balance jumper with 4.5 seconds left to lift the Rockets to a 96-95 victory over San Antonio. Harden scored 18 of his 29 points in the second half as the Rockets rallied [...]
Coming off of an emotional win over the San Antonio Spurs, James Harden and the Houston Rockets appear to be peaking at just the right time. Winners of five out of their past six games, Houston has cut the Golden State Warriors' lead for the No. Show More Summary
THE FACTS: San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker caught fire in crunch time, but Houston Rockets guard James Harden countered Parker's late surge with his own clutch play.
After James Harden hit a difficult leaning mid-range jump shot over Tim Duncan with 4.5 seconds left in the game, the Houston Rockets defeated the San Antonio Spurs by a score of 96-95. The Rockets trailed by three points at the half, but they headed into the fourth quarter with a seven-point lead. Show More Summary
James Harden has propelled the Houston Rockets to new heights in 2012-13, but Omer Asik is one Rocket that does not receive the credit he deserves. Asik was signed this past offseason to a three-year, $25 million contract by general manager Daryl Morey. Show More Summary
Just a few months ago, the Houston Rockets weren’t expected to even compete for the playoffs let alone have the seventh seed all but wrapped up with just 14 games to go. But Houston has greatly exceeded expectations this season and looks like a legitimate dark horse contender due to its outstanding offense. Show More Summary
Let me making something crystal clear up front: I don't want anyone to stop James Harden's Eurostep —for the same reason I will never watch a video revealing David Blaine's magic methods: I like to be thoroughly entertained. Mr. Blaine's jaw-dropping sleight of hand is not that dissimilar from Mr. Show More Summary
James Harden and Stephen Curry? What now seems like a completely out-of-the-blue pairing was once, in fact, was a possibility. According to Bill Simmons of ESPN’s Grantland, when the Oklahoma City Thunder were shopping James Harden, the Golden State Warriors were one of the teams they engaged heavily in talks: But here’s the real killer. [...]
The Houston Rockets have been one of the best success stories of the 2012-13 season. Few expected the Rockets to be much more than lottery fodder this season, but the acquisition of James Harden—in addition to some superb play from their host of role players—has made the Rockets a team to be dealt with. Show More Summary
The Houston Rockets will welcome the Minnesota Timberwolves into town tonight, as the teams are set to face off at 8 p.m. ET on NBA TV. Rockets star James Harden will be active tonight despite suffering from a sore right foot. Harden's decision to play through the soreness isn't surprising, as the Rockets are in the midst of an intense playoff race. Show More Summary
Harden and Curry on the Warriors? Dare to dream.
Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden is a game-time decision for Friday night's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. If the Rockets are serious about a playoff run, they will make sure the right foot that's been bothering him since Feb. Show More Summary