Josh Smith scored 21 points in his Rockets debut to help Houston (21-7) defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 117-111 in overtime. James Harden led all scorers with 32 points. He was two rebounds shy of a triple-double. Marc Gasol had 29 points and eight rebounds for Memphis (21-8) in defeat. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
It was only a matter of time. If anyone says James Harden isn't the MVP right now, we'll drive to Temecula to fight them. #NBABallot pic.twitter.com/aaAyHMj6SW — Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) December 27, 2014 The legend of Christmas in Temecula grows. Show More Summary
Harden scored 44 points in a win over the Trail Blazers on Monday night, marking the third time in six games he has gone over 40 points. Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden has been making a strong case for MVP all season, and...Show More Summary
Houston Rockets All-Star guard James Harden erupted for 31 first-half points Monday night, finishing with a season-high 44 points in the Rockets’ 110-95 victory against the Portland Trail Blazers. This […] The post James Harden Drops a Season-High 44 Points on the Blazers (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
James Harden finished two points shy of his career-high in Houston's win on Monday. The post Post Up: Nearly A Career Night appeared first on SLAMonline.
James Harden only needed three quarters to drive the point home: Nobody in today's NBA is tougher to stop. In piling up 42 points through the first three periods, The Beard allowed his Houston Rockets to cruise home in a 110-95 win over...Show More Summary
This summer James Harden made waves when he said that he and Dwight Howard were superstars, while the rest of guys were “role players.” Lost in the chagrin over his statement was the fact that Harden was right. Not only are they superstars,...Show More Summary
Howard didn't embarrass himself in the open floor, but the real star of the play was James Harden's assist. Big men dribbling the ball in the open court is not always a recipe for success. So when Dwight Howard decided to take a couple...Show More Summary
The Houston Rockets appear to have avoided a scare as James Harden is dealing with a hamstring injury. Jenny Dial Creech of the Houston Chronicle had the details of the 25-year-old's newest malady, which forced him to leave SaturdayShow More Summary
The Timberwolves' wing was long been rumored to be on the move, and he'll join a Rockets team in desperate need of some depth behind James Harden and Trevor Ariza. The Minnesota Timberwolves have traded Corey Brewer to the Houston Rockets, according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. Show More Summary
James Harden is not the “next” anyone; he’s the first James Harden. In fact, unlike most superstars, he’s escaped the “next” mantra entirely. Kobe Bryant was called the “Air Apparent” his whole career because he patterned his game after Michael Jordan. Show More Summary
Though it's been around for a while, San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is often credited as the first player to popularize the "Eurostep" in the NBA. Dwyane Wade mastered it too, and now Houston Rockets star James Harden is the league's most lethal Eurostepper. Show More Summary
The Houston Rockets survived in overtime Wednesday night against the Denver Nuggets, escaping with a 115-111 win. Aaron Afflalo forced the extra session with a long three-pointer at the buzzer: […] The post James Harden With 41 Points vs the Denver Nuggets (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Wednesday night has been the night of buzzer-beaters for OT. James Harden appeared to put the night's final game away with a big there, but the Nuggets raced the length of the floor to find this Arron Afflalo bucket: Afflalo hit theShow More Summary
The Houston Rockets will enter the Pepsi Center to battle the Denver Nuggets for a Western Conference showdown Wednesday night. James Harden and Dwight Howard lead a Rockets squad that has won six of its last seven contests, earning an 18-5 record and No. Show More Summary
The Washington Wizards' John Wall and the Houston Rockets' James Harden today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Dec. 8, through Sunday, Dec. 14.
Harden finished with 24 points, 10 boards and 10 dimes. The post James Harden Gets Triple-Double in Win Over Nuggets (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Sacramento could've used DeMarcus Cousins' interior defense against James Harden in the Houston Rockets' 113-109 overtime loss on Thursday. The Kings led the Rockets by 10 points after the first quarter, 10 points at the half and eight heading into the fourth quarter. Show More Summary
There is a reason that neither injuries nor inconsistent efforts from the supporting cast have grounded the Houston Rockets. A wildly bearded, offensively gifted, MVP-caliber reason. James Harden has had as much, if not more, to do with his team's success as any player in the NBA. Show More Summary
When you think "killer crossover," James Harden might not be the first name that jumps into your mind. Sacramento Kings shooting guard Ben McLemore apparently wasn't prepared for it either, as the Houston Rockets All-Star sent him to the hardwood with a smooth move during Thursday's showdown. Show More Summary