James Harden
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One reunion alley-oop can't heal Westbrook-Durant split
ABC News - 3 days
NEW ORLEANS -- Some 45 minutes before showtime, 11 Western Conference All-Stars warmed up on one end of the floor, while Russell Westbrook stood alone on the other side, shooting free throws. Westbrook has always despised crowds, deliberately standing in place to wait for media to move out of the way in scrums, or going out of his way to avoid any congestion with fans. He always shoots on his own basket -- the same one, by himself -- after practices and shootarounds at the Oklahoma City Thunder's practice facility. But with so much focus and attention on how Westbrook interacted with Kevin Durant as they reunited as teammates Sunday, it was a striking image. Eventually, a different former teammate, James Harden, joined Westbrook, and the two, who have spent most of the weekend together, warmed up, laughing, joking and gesturing throughout. The pregame scene was just another in a weekend full of them showcasing the...
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Harden's double-double powers Rockets over Magic
Yahoo News - 15 days
James Harden scored 25 points and passed off 12 assists to spark the Houston Rockets over visiting Orlando 128-104 in one of only three NBA games played on Tuesday. Harden, who ranks third in NBA scoring with 28.9 points a game and first in assists with 11.4 per contest, achieved his 43rd double double of the season as the Rockets cracked 100 points for the 41st consecutive game, third-longest run in NBA history. Houston's Trevor Ariza scored 20 points, 14 of them in the first quarter, and Eric Gordon finished with 18 off the bench while Patrick Beverley added 17 points, six rebounds and seven assists as six Rockets scored in double figures.
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NBA: James Harden lifts Rockets past Bulls, 121-117, in OT
LATimes - 19 days
James Harden had 42 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists to rally the Houston Rockets past the Chicago Bulls, 121-117, in overtime Friday night.  Harden hit a step-back jumper over Paul Zipser with 36.1 seconds remaining in the extra period and was fouled. He made the free throw to give the Rockets...
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Do the Rockets pose a realistic threat to the Warriors? - ESPN
Google News - 20 days
ESPN Do the Rockets pose a realistic threat to the Warriors? ESPN James Harden's explosiveness is beyond debate, but the Rockets' work on defense could determine their fate. Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images. Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger · Pinterest · Email; comment. 10:00 AM ET. Ben AlamarESPN Stats & ... Chicago Bulls at Houston Rockets Game Info, How to WatchFOXSports.com Dwight Howard Exacts Revenge Against Houston Rockets and Thursday NBA TakeawaysBleacher Report Gregg Popovich reflects on Black History Month, white privilege, and our 'national sin'SB Nation Yahoo Sports -NBA.com (blog) -Sporting News -Peachtree Hoops all 118 news articles »
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Harden making habit of triple double nights
Yahoo News - 26 days
James Harden became the first player in history with multiple 50-point triple doubles in a season, scoring 51 points in the Houston Rockets 123-118 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Harden also tallied 13 assists and 13 rebounds as he posted his 14th triple double of the season and the 18th time he has accumulated over 30 points and 10 assists. Sixers coach Brett Brown said his players were hesitant to double-team Harden and leave the Rockets' many three-point shooters open.
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Thomas shoots Celtics past Rockets with another late surge
Yahoo News - 28 days
(The Sports Xchange) - Isaiah Thomas worked his fourth-quarter magic again Wednesday night, leading Boston to a 120-109 victory over the Houston Rockets that ended the Celtics' three-game losing streak. Thomas scored 11 consecutive Boston points in the fourth quarter as the Celtics (27-18) came back from 11 points down in the first half and won going away at the end. With several members of the New England Patriots sitting courtside, Thomas, leading the NBA in fourth-quarter scoring (10 points per game coming in), put on a show with 13 points and five assists to win his unofficial duel with fellow MVP candidate James Harden.
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All-Star vote FAQ: Did the NBA's new format get things right?
ABC News - about 1 month
Having a hard time understanding the new NBA All-Star voting?process? Here's a few answers to some questions you might have after the first year in a new system caused some controversy. Q: How could Russell Westbrook not be voted as a starter? He's averaging a triple-double! A: Only two guards can start, and with James Harden, Stephen Curry and Westbrook, someone was bound to get left out. Had it been Curry, his fans would be upset. The direct answer is that the fans preferred Curry, who finished first in fan voting. Although Westbrook's peers and the media felt he should've started over Curry, it wasn't enough. Q: How was that determined? A: The new system is weighted: Fan vote counts for 50 percent, players' vote 25 percent and media vote 25 percent. Westbrook was third in fan voting and first with both the players and media. Curry... ...
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Westbrook on snub: 'I don't play for All-Star bids'
Yahoo News - about 1 month
NBA scoring leader Russell Westbrook, averaging a triple double this season, adopted a relaxed tone Friday about missing out on a starting spot in next month's NBA All-Star Game. The Oklahoma City Thunder guard was snubbed when the starting lineups were announced Thursday for the February 19 showcase of elite players in New Orleans. Golden State's Stephen Curry and Houston's James Harden received the coveted Western Conference backcourt berths after they and Westbrook were level for the two spots, but he was eliminated on a fan voting tie-breaker.
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Harden's triple-double leads Rockets past Nets
Yahoo News - about 1 month
(Reuters) - Eric Gordon's sprained left big toe was not normal on Friday and neither was the pace and 3-point rhythm of the Houston Rockets. Pace and rhythm returned in a big way for the Rockets, who also mixed in effective second-half defense against the worst team in the league. Gordon scored 24 points, James Harden recorded his 12th triple-double of the season with 22 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds as Houston snapped its first losing streak of the season with a 137-112 rout of the Brooklyn Nets Sunday night.
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Adidas Is Honoring Arthur Ashe With These Special James Harden, Damian Lillard, And Derrick Rose Kicks
Yahoo News - about 1 month
One of the most legendary tennis players of all-time is getting a fitting tribute with three pairs of kicks from adidas. Arthur Ashe’s legacy as a tennis player is revered, as the three-time Grand Slam winner is the only black man to win the Australian Open, U.S. Open, and Wimbledon. More importantly, Ashe was a champion of civil rights, making his legacy off the court more noteworthy and even more fantastic than his career on it.
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Harden plays down MVP talk after latest NBA triple, Cavaliers downed
Yahoo News - about 1 month
Houston star James Harden played down talk of being this season's NBA MVP after his latest high-scoring triple-double as the Cleveland Cavaliers stumbled to defeat against Utah. Harden, one of several players excelling in a high-scoring season across the league, on Tuesday finished with 40 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists as Houston improved to 31-9 with a 121-114 win over the Charlotte Hornets. The Rockets talisman came to Houston's rescue after Charlotte staged a dramatic fourth quarter fightback to take a shock lead.
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Harden triple-double lifts Rockets to 8th in row
Reuters.com - about 2 months
(The Sports Xchange) - After producing his 10th triple-double of the season, it was a single-digit number that brought the biggest smile from James Harden.
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James Harden Meets Russell Westbrook in a Battle of Perpetual Motion
NYTimes - about 2 months
The Rockets outlasted the Thunder. Westbrook had 49 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists, while Harden had 26 points, 8 rebounds and 12 assists.
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NBA-Butler latest to pass 50-points
Yahoo News - about 2 months
Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler became the latest player to record a 50-point performance on Monday as the NBA appears headed for a record-breaking season. Butler scored 52 points as the Bulls beat the Charlotte Hornets 118-111 and became the eighth player this season to achieve more than 50-points in a game, tying the single season record. Houston's James Harden scored 53 points two days ago, while Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook, Boston's Isaiah Thomas, Sacramento's DeMarcus Cousins, Washington's John Wall, New Orleans' Anthony Davis and Golden State's Klay Thompson have all also achieved what was once a rare feat.
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Keeping Score: James Harden Has a Game Worthy of Wilt Chamberlain
NYTimes - about 2 months
The Houston Rocket star recorded a remarkable triple-double and had a hand in 95 of the Rockets’ 129 points Saturday — a scoring impact second only to Chamberlain.
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