With time running out in the third quarter of Monday night’s Timberwolves-Rockets tilt, poor Ricky Rubio found himself isolated on an island with James Harden … and, well, yikes. Harden The post James Harden Ruins Ricky Rubio’s Ankles (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
The NBA is celebrating the Chinese New Year this week, and debuted a commercial featuring James Harden and Jeremy Lin. Benny the Bull, Stephen Curry and Dwyane Wade also make The post James Harden and Jeremy Lin Star in Chinese New Year Ad (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
D'Angelo Russell's college basketball premiere was in an empty gym at West Virginia. Russell didn't know it then, but he was going up against a full-court pressing defense that is now forcing turnovers at a higher rate than any defense in years. Show More Summary
Two of the NBA's best teams squared off Wednesday night when the Houston Rockets took on the Los Angeles Clippers, and Houston emerged victorious at home, 110-105. James Harden led the Rockets to their third straight win with 21 points and 10 assists. Show More Summary
Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers will look to recover from a painful Feb. 23 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies when they visit NBA scoring leader James Harden and the Houston Rockets on Wednesday. L.A. will go to battle without Blake Griffin, who has missed six games following surgery on his right elbow. Show More Summary
This year's Sloan papers are making their way around this week, and like last year Kirk Goldsberry has a preview of the Harvard entrant on Grantland. This year's is about observing and measuring defense using the NBA's player-movement-tracking system, SportVU. Read more...
James Harden mopped the floor with Ricky Rubio in the Houston Rockets' 113-102 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. Literally. That got us thinking: Which other NBA players have been used as crossover props this season? What Harden did to Rubio was dirty. Show More Summary
James Harden is a rare talent who can both drive to the basket and drain lots of 3-point shots which makes him perfect for the Houston Rockets' radical offense that shuns shots in between. Now, in his third season with the Rockets, Harden is having an MVP-worthy season and one of the biggest reasons is his ability to get to the free throw line. Show More Summary
The Houston Rockets are in the thick of the playoff picture in the west with MVP candidate James Harden leading the way, the postseason is not that far off and Houston has some questions heading into the last leg of the NBA season. Does...Show More Summary
Fact: James Harden is the first Rockets player with multiple triple-doubles in a season since Steve Francis in 2001-02. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats & Info Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The Houston Rockets stays at No. 1, but his former Oklahoma City Thunder running mate is charging up the list. The extended All-Star break meant an extended break for the MVP rankings, but now they return with a vengeance. The last time we met, James Harden and Anthony Davis were neck-and-neck for the top spot. Show More Summary
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James Harden must have been feeling pretty cocky after turning Ricky Rubio's ankles into cornmeal, because he tried to pull the same shit on Andrew Wiggins just a few minutes later. Unfortunately for Harden, Wiggins looked at all those fancy crossovers and said, "Hi, um, I'm not Ricky Rubio." Read more...
James Harden put Ricky Rubio in the spin cycle and spit him out before nailing a three-pointer.
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The Houston Rockets' James Harden is the NBA's leading scorer for a reason—because he's one of the toughest defensive assignments in the league, as the Minnesota Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio learned the hard way Monday night. In the third...Show More Summary
Last seen alive in the Toyota Center, Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio was killed Monday night by a suspected James Harden crossover. Rubio was 24. Read more...
This killer stepback made Ricky Rubio crumble into a heap. The phrase "breaking ankles" is used too often when it comes to somebody getting crossed up. It's pretty clear Ricky Rubio's ankles don't break here. It's more like the entire...Show More Summary
At $10,500, James Harden carries the highest cost of any player in the DraftKings universe on Monday, and it's with good reason. He isn't just the most consistent fantasy performer of the year or the league's leading scorer. Harden also...Show More Summary