Tag: James Harden

Kyrie Irving (right) hugs teammate James Harden after the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder in Oklahoma City. (Image: Alonzo Adams/USA Today Sports)

Hot Teams: Brooklyn Nets Win 8 Straight, Now 15-5 Since Harden Trade

The Brooklyn Nets are the hottest team in the NBA right now while riding an eight-game winning streak. The Nets are 15-5 since acquiring James Harden in a blockbuster trade. The surging Nets moved into the #2 seed in the Eastern Conference playoff standings. They are only a half-game behind […]

James Harden of the Houston Rockets seeks a fourth-straight NBA scoring title. (Image: Kim Klement/USA Today Sports)

NBA Player Futures: James Harden, Luka Doncic, and Kevin Durant

DraftKings updated its selection of NBA player futures. You can wager on the scoring average for your favorite player or, if you prefer, you can fade your least-favorite player and hope he has a terrible season. As expected, James Harden is at the top of the list with a 33.5 […]

James Harden wants to leave Houston, but will the Rockets trade him to the Philadelphia 76ers? (Image: Tim Warner/Getty)

James Harden Still Wants Out Houston, Wants Trade to Philly

The Houston Rockets are in no rush to trade James Harden even though the disgruntled All-Star wants out ASAP, preferably in a trade with a contending team like the Philadelphia 76ers. Harden, 31, led the NBA in scoring over the past few seasons, but you know it’s a crazy world […]

Houston Rockets All-Star James Harden dazzling fans with a 60-point performance in Houston. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Rockets Nuke Hawks, James Harden Drops 60 in 47-Point Blowout

The Atlanta Hawks (4-16) were smoked by the Houston Rockets (13-6) from the opening tip off all the way to the game-ending buzzer. James Harden dropped 60 points for the Rockets in a 158-111 decimation of the Hawks. The Hawks were on the second night of back-to-back road games. They […]

The Houston Rockets are off a to an 11-3 start thanks to the James Harden and Russell Westbrook reunion. (Image: Sean Gardner/Getty)

Hot Start for James Harden and the High-Octane Houston Rockets

Houston Rockets superstar, James Harden is averaging a career-high 39.2 points per game, helping the highest-scoring offense in the NBA generate 119.5 points per game. The addition of his old teammate, Russell Westbrook, has paid off early dividends for both Harden and the Rockets. With an 11-3 record, the Rockets […]

Rookie Zion Williamson has everyone tuning in to New Orleans Pelicans games this season. (Image: AP)

NBA Southwest Preview: Here Comes Zion, Westbrook Harden Reunion

Russell Westbrook and James Harden are reunited in Houston after the Oklahoma City Thunder broke up their team and decided to rebuild from scratch. It’s funny how a team from one division could alter the trajectory of another division. But you’ll see how that narrative played itself out for the […]

James Harden and Chris Paul are teammates 'til the end. (Image: Sports Illustrated)

NBA Alpha Males Fight: Chris Paul and James Harden

Why aren’t two stars players able to set aside their differences to achieve the goal they both seek — an NBA title?  Neither Chris Paul nor James Harden can say exactly why they can’t cooperate on the court to win it all. But more than likely the Houston Rockets will […]