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Houston Rockets James Harden atop the MVP rankings

Over the course of this season, NBA fans have been spoiled by watching one of the toughest competitions for the MVP race that we’ve seen in years.  As the year winds down we’ll take a look at the top five candidates for the Maurice Podoloff trophy. James Harden, Houston Rockets Top MVP candidate James Harden flies in for an easy dunk against the New York Knicks. Amidst a...
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Jeff Van Gundy Stirs The Pot Like He’s James Harden

Jeff Van Gundy attempted to stir the pot like he was Houston Rockets point guard James Harden.
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An identity in flux: Harden and the collective consciousness

Who is James Harden, really? I’ve spent the better part of the last fortnight trying to solve this riddle and have come to the conclusion that the answer is perpetually..... The post An Identity In Flux: James Harden And The Collective Consciousness appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden throws down tomahawk jam on Pelicans (Video)

Houston Rockets superstar James Harden put the New Orleans Pelicans defense to shame, dribbling around one defender and throwing down a tomahawk jam on two others, during Wednesday night's game at the Smoothie King Center.Harden lost Quincy Poindexter on the dribble, then cut to the rim and threw down the slam dunk in between Omer Asik and Anthony Davis. Harden led the Rockets...
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NBA award season predictions

Most Improved PlayerThe Most Improved Player award has always been the NBA’s strangest, since its birth in 1986. It commends the growth of a...
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Houston Rockets: The best shooting guard in the NBA

Kevin McHale James Harden has made the case all year that he was MVP-worthy. As the season winds down, I would have to argue there is no question about it that he should get the MVP trophy. The Houston Rockets are thriving with Harden running their offense, and although they can become a bit too reliant on his scoring, the Rockets and their fans alikee cannot really complain. Kevin...
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Taking a closer look at James Harden's 50-point outburst

Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden exploded for a career-high 50 points Thursday night in a 118-108 victory over the Denver Nuggets. But the bigger story was how the MVP candidate reached the half-century mark, not that he simply achieved such an impressive number. Harden was his typical self, slashing into the lane and drawing fouls. Yes, he received a few superstar...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets are almost playoff ready

James Harden shooting For the past couple of weeks, the Houston Rockets have been showing signs of a struggle, losing three games in a seven game stretch against playoff contending teams, and one game against the Utah Jazz (who are hardly part of the conversation this year). I am not too disappointed in the Rockets, it is only one game after all. It is just a little bit of a bummer...
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Why haven't brands shown love to James Harden?

Fearing The Beard: Why haven't brands shown endorsement love to James Harden? The post The Missed Branding Opportunity During James Harden’s MVP Campaign appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden suspended for groin kick to LeBron James

The NBA has announced that Houston Rockets guard, James Harden, has been suspended for one game without pay for his flagrant foul against the Cavaliers on Sunday. Specifically he’s being suspended for kicking LeBron James. In case you don’t remember… NBA suspends James Harden one game for kicking LeBron James in yesterday's game. — Tom Withers (@twithersAP) March 2...
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