2:15 AM EDT, Fri May 29, 2015
Houston Chronicle 5 hours ago

Rockets report card: Grading the 2014-15 roster

James Harden Grade: A Contract status: Signed through 2018 (team option) Harden was so good that he played a part in two players’ greatness, his own and Steph Curry’s. Curry, who told Harden after the final game of the Western Conference finals that he had pushed him all season, was the only player ahead of […]
Houston Chronicle 13 hours ago

Warriors 104, Rockets 90: Five things we learned from Game 5

Warriors 104, Rockets 90: Five observations The Rockets so often could go only as far as James Harden could take them, and in the end, he could take them no further than their Game 4 win when he had his best game of the series. Harden never seemed right in Game 5, dribbling when he […]
CSN Washington 17 hours ago

Warriors reach finals, Harden fumbles, Riley Curry roars

Golden State's supporting cast led the way, James Harden fumbled repeatedly and Riley Curry continued a dominating and adorable performance as the Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals
San Jose Mercury News May 28, 2015

Frustrated Harden says turnover-prone performance 'unacceptable'

Houston Rockets guard James Harden has forgettable Game 5, commiting 13 turnovers in 104-90 loss to the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena
Houston Chronicle May 27, 2015

James Harden sets NBA record for most turnovers in a postseason game

The runner up for NBA MVP this season has set the NBA record for most turnovers in a playoff game after James Harden gave away his 12th midway through the 4th quarter. Harden has not been productive in the win-or-go-home Game 5 for the Rockets. Along with the 12 turnovers he has shot 2-of-10 from […]
Houston Chronicle May 26, 2015

James Harden takes Game 3 frustration out on Warriors in Game 4

James Harden was unhappy after the Game 3 loss to the Warriors on Saturday night. Instead of taking it out on his coaches or his teammates, his family or his friends, Harden took his frustration out on the Warriors. After a poor shooting performance on Saturday, Harden exploded for a playoff career high 45 points, […]
The Dream Shake May 26, 2015

Rockets vs. Warriors Game 4 final score: Harden helps Houston keep hope alive

An MVP performance from James Harden ensures the Western Conference Finals won't end in Houston. The Houston Rockets just won't die. They led wire-to-wire in their building and got 45 points from James Harden to extend the Western Conference Finals to a Game 5. Harden was spectacular, shooting 13-22 for the game, 12-13 from the free throw line and 7-11 from downtown. He added 9 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 blocks and 2 steals, and snuffed out every run the Warriors made. The Rockets won 128-115, earning their fourth straight win in a game where their opponent can close out a series against...
Houston Chronicle May 25, 2015

James Harden hits 80-footer after buzzer sounds

It may not have counted, but James Harden threw up a 80-footer after the buzzer that hit nothing but the bottom of the net. It didnt count but still…James Harden from 85 feet away! #NBARapidReplay http://t.co/DAWh78jsee — NBA (@NBA) May 26, 2015
Houston Chronicle May 25, 2015

James Harden may be struggling due to a Bay Area hex

The Rockets and James Harden may have got the bad-luck bug due to theft. Lil B — the Bay Area rapper, producer, artist and trend setter — may be to blame. The rapper claims Harden’s “stirring the pot” celebration is actually his and the reason the Rockets are on the brink of elimination is because […]
Houston Chronicle May 25, 2015

History with Harden helps Warriors assistant coach gameplan

Rockets guard James Harden has a history with Golden State assistant coach Ron Adams. Adams was an assistant in Oklahoma City when Harden played there. Harden said he learned a lot from him during his time with the Thunder. “He is one of my closest friends, one of my mentors when I got in the […]
Houston Chronicle May 25, 2015

With Rockets down 3-0, James Harden aims to make history, not worry about it

Rockets guard James Harden said he wasn’t worried about what history says about teams that are down 0-3 in a playoff series. While no one has ever come back, Harden said he still believes the Rockets can, starting with Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Warriors on Monday night at the Toyota […]
Golden State Of Mind May 25, 2015

Warriors at Rockets, NBA Playoffs 2015: Golden State's new defense against Houston and Harden

We break down the new Warriors defensive scheme against James Harden and the Rockets, introduced in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. Harden in Games 1 and 2 Okay, everyone knows that James Harden went insane in Games 1 and 2.  The Warriors scheme was to play Harden straight up with Klay Thompson, drive him off the three point line, don't foul him and force him to make contested two point jumpers. The scheme worked wonderfully, but as documented by Strauss, Harden shot much better than expected from the long-inefficient-two range and after long solo dribbling...
Houston Chronicle May 24, 2015

Five things we learned in the Rockets’ ugly Game 3 loss to the Warriors

Five things we learned in the Rockets’ 115-80 loss to the Warriors in Game 3: 1. Dependence on Harden a double-edged sword: For much of the season, as went James Harden, so went the Rockets. That, rather than his statistics, was the great success of his season. For all that went wrong, Harden could drive […]
San Jose Mercury News May 23, 2015

Warriors notebook: Assistant Ron Adams knows Rockets' James Harden well

Warriors assistant spent time as Thunder coach when Harden was a rookie

Mychal Thompson had an early seat on Warriors’ bandwagon

Mychal Thompson had an early seat on Warriors’ bandwagon Edited transcript of a conversation with Mychal Thompson, former NBA player, current Lakers’ broadcaster and the father of the Warriors’ Klay Thompson: Can you revisit why you thought that as early as January? Let’s stick with the guy who won the MVP and the NBA is such a star-driven league, it’s your son’s “Splash Brother,” Steph Curry. Is he the MVP of the league? There are three guys, maybe four when he’s healthy, OK maybe five. What’s Klay’s mind-set as he draws James Harden in the Western Conference...

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