The 2009 draft produced several bona fide NBA stars, most notably Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers, Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and James Harden of the Houston Rockets. Now, five years into their respective careers,...Show More Summary
The James Harden trade has gone about as poorly as it could have gone for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Before the 2012-13 season OKC sent Harden to Houston for Kevin Martin, Jeremy Lamb, a 2013 1st-round pick (No. 12 overall, from Toronto), a 2014 1st-round pick (no. Show More Summary
After connecting on moon-shot acquisitions in each of the past two offseasons with James Harden and Dwight Howard, the Houston Rockets are back in the batter's box waiting for their turn to swing for the fences once again. General manager Daryl Morey's superstar scheme has nearly come to fruition. Show More Summary
The lessons continue to come after a 2013-14 season of progress and growing pains for the Houston Rockets. James Harden, Dwight Howard and coach Kevin McHale, in particular, are under the microscope of fans and pundits. Despite winning...Show More Summary
The Houston Rockets don't necessarily need to bring on a star free agent to add to the core of James Harden and Dwight Howard, but if the right player expresses interest, don't be surprised if Houston pounces on the opportunity. Once again, Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has his team in a good position as the offseason approaches. Show More Summary
Despite the additions of perennial All-Stars Dwight Howard and James Harden, the Houston Rockets' itch for superstar talent apparently has yet to be scratched. Rockets owner Leslie Alexander sounds ready for his team to make yet another...Show More Summary
The questions are flying a million miles per hour at the eliminated Houston Rockets. Perhaps none of them is larger than the mystery as to what James Harden is worth to the team. An undeniable superstar during the regular season, surely bound for all All-NBA distinction, Harden was shaky in the Rockets’ first-round exit to the Portland Trailblazers. Show More Summary
Thanks to Damian Lillard's improbable three-pointer with 0.9 seconds left in Game 6, the Houston Rockets were dismissed from the postseason after one round. James Harden and Dwight Howard put in valiant efforts, but after falling behind...Show More Summary
Game 6 is in Rip City, where pressure is on the Blazers to close out the Houston Rockets on Friday night. Houston kept its playoff hopes alive on Wednesday. After playing the Trail Blazers tight all night, it was James Harden who helped...Show More Summary
When Dwight Howard first joined the Houston Rockets, a tacit agreement existed between himself and James Harden: This was the bearded wonder's team. Howard was following Harden's lead. Houston isn't an intriguing landing spot without him. Show More Summary
James Harden hasn't been the superstar the Houston Rockets desperately needed. What does Harden need to do to help keep his team in the playoffs? Check out the video above as Adam Lefkoe asks Comcast SportsNet's Adam Wexler about Harden's troubles. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
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James Harden has been awful during these NBA playoffs. He has been a dream for the Portland Trail Blazers. He has been the Houston Rockets' worst nightmare. He has been testy and irritable. He has crumpled in the moment. Now, the Rockets...Show More Summary
The Portland Trail Blazers have no built-in advantages over their first-round foes, the Houston Rockets. Both teams have an All-Star in the backcourt (Damian Lillard, James Harden) and another on the interior (LaMarcus Aldridge, Dwight Howard). Show More Summary
The Houston Rockets are on the brink of elimination against the Portland Trail Blazers and must get James Harden on the same page with Dwight Howard if they hope to move on. Can the two superstars coexist? Kevin Ding joins Adam Lefkoe to discuss. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The triumvirate of NBA shooting guards dominating the league in recent years is fairly well established: Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade and James Harden. In the past, the order has been a tossup, but not in 2013-14. One member of the trioShow More Summary
Following a thrilling 123-120 Game 4 overtime loss to the Portland Trail Blazers Sunday night, the Houston Rockets find themselves battling for their playoff lives as they head back home facing a 3-1 series deficit. And just as Bleacher...Show More Summary
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PORTLAND, Ore. — We never did get to see Dwight Howard in the NBA playoffs last season alongside Kobe Bryant. It would've looked a lot like this. Howard and his next-gen partner, James Harden, showcased some outstanding individual talent...Show More Summary
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — James Harden snapped out of his slump. Omer Asik stopped LaMarcus Aldridge. But it was rookie Troy Daniels who made all the difference for the Houston Rockets.