Chris Mannix: Rockets think they've found long-sought franchise player in HardenJust hours earlier, Morey had finalized a five-year, $78.6 million deal with James Harden, the man the Rockets surrendered Kevin Martin, Jeremy Lamb and two first-round picks for; the man Morey hoped would be a cornerstone player in Houston for years ...
James Harden's Departure Leaves OKC Thunder One-Dimensional Down StretchIt's early, but the returns aren't pretty for the Oklahoma City Thunder in the post-James Harden era. The defending Western Conference champions shot 37.7 percent from the floor.
Michael Jordan Whiffing on James Harden Proves He's Losing His NBA Clout FastJordan whiffing on James Harden shows that he's losing that respect, as well as his NBA clout, fast. All NBA teams would be interested in having Harden on their roster, but not all teams had the flexibility to sign him.
The reality of the James Harden deal in ClevelandThis reality came to a front just a few nights ago when the Oklahoma City Thunder were forced to part ways with shooting guard James Harden 1 , receiving a veteran, a rookie and future draft selections in return. For a team that made the NBA Finals ...
Portland gets up-close look at Harden tradeSix days ago, the Thunder dealt Sixth Man of the Year James Harden, center Cole Aldrich, guard Daequan Cook and forward Lazar Hayward to the Rockers in exchange for guards Kevin Martin and Jeremy Lamb, plus three future draft picks.
NBA: Jeremy Lin, James Harden help Houston Rockets winJeremy Lin had 12 points and eight assists in his Houston Rockets debut, but the spotlight was on new teammate James Harden. Harden had 37 points and 12 assists in a stirring debut for the Rockets, who defeated the Detroit Pistons 105-96 Wednesday in ...
Why James Harden Must Be in MVP Conversation If Rockets Make PlayoffsIn what can only be described as a stunning turn of events, the Houston Rockets acquired reigning Sixth Man of the Year James Harden from the Oklahoma City Thunder (via Yahoo! Sports). Days later, the Rockets rewarded their new franchise player with a ...
Why James Harden Is Perfectly Suited for Starting Role with Houston RocketsSome were wowed by what James Harden did in his Rockets debut, and others were cautiously wowed. "Don't overreact to one game," they'd sagely intone.
Thunder losing Harden is huge and why it matters to the HeatThe Miami Heat are on top of the world, right? Pretty much. Still though, it's inhumane not to glance in the rear view and see who's trailing close behind.
James Harden has 37 points, 12 assists in Houston debut; Rockets beat Pistons ...AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - With a new team and a new role, James Harden looked as comfortable as could be. Harden had 37 points and 12 assists in a sensational debut for Houston, and Carlos Delfino made four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to lift the ...
How Badly Do Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook Miss James Harden?The Oklahoma City Thunder began their 2012-13 season by trading away James Harden. They then proceeded to lose a tough game to the San Antonio Spurs 86-84, and it illustrated why Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook miss Harden already.
Ranking James Harden's Rockets Debut with Best Performances of Early NBA ...James Harden made his long-anticipated debut for the Houston Rockets last night, and he couldn't have asked for a better game.
James Harden looks just fine as an alpha in his Rockets debutWere you one of those people who said James Harden wasn't worth a max contract? Because if you were, you're kind of looking a little silly right now.
James Harden off to a thunderous start with HoustonHouston Rockets guard James Harden, left, goes to the basket past Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight en route to a 37 point performance in his first outing with the team while also dishing out 12 assists in a 105-96 win.
James Harden trade doesn't ruin Thunder's title quest, make Rockets contendersAP Photo/Pat Sullivan Is new Rockets guard James Harden good enough to be considered the centerpiece in Houston? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez are teaming up this season for a look at the NBA from two perspectives, called West Side/East Side.
Why James Harden Is Exactly What Jeremy Lin and Houston Rockets Need to ...The Houston Rockets and their fans have plenty of reasons to smile after James Harden's performance in the team's first game.
Solomon: Rockets GM has long admired Harden's star potentialHouston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, left, and newly acquired guard James Harden pose for photographers at an NBA basketball news conference, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Houston.
James Harden Wins NBA Player of the Night After Sizzling Rockets DebutBut the real memorable performance, borderline shock of Wednesday night? James Harden's scoring clinic in his first game as the member of the Houston Rockets.
James Harden propels Rockets past Detroit 105-96AUBURN HILLS - A few hours after signing a five-year, $80 million dollar deal with the Rockets, James Harden proved he may be worth every penny.
James Harden signs five-year, $80 million extension with RocketsIf James Harden was at all sad about being traded from the Thunder, where he had close relationships with his teammates, I'm sure he's feeling a little bit better now.