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ClutchPoints 38 mins ago
Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni calls James Harden’s 61-point game ‘one of the best performances’

Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni calls James Harden’s 61-point game ‘one of the best performances’

Houston Rockets star James Harden racked up 61 points during his team’s win over the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night, marking his second 60-point outing of the season. Afterward, Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni lauded Harden’s performance, calling it one of the best he has ever seen: “I don’t know how you get any […] The post Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni calls James Harden’s 61-point game ‘one of the best performances’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 2 hours ago
Rockets’ Mike D’Antoni says he’s the only one who can stop James Harden

Rockets’ Mike D’Antoni says he’s the only one who can stop James Harden

Houston Rockets superstar James Harden has been an unstoppable force this season, as he has his sights set on his second consecutive season MVP award. Recently, Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni revealed his personal theory on how he thinks Harden can be stopped. According to the 67-year-old coach, he believes that he is the only […] The post Rockets’ Mike D’Antoni says he’s the only one who can stop James Harden appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 2 hours ago
Rockets’ James Harden ties Michael Jordan with eight 50-point games in a single season

Rockets’ James Harden ties Michael Jordan with eight 50-point games in a single season

Houston Rockets star James Harden is having a ridiculous season, and during the Rockets’ win over the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night, Harden achieved yet another milestone, tying Michael Jordan with his eighth 50-point game of the season. Most 50-point games in the same season, since 1970– 2007 Kobe Bryant: 10– 1987 Michael Jordan: […] The post Rockets’ James Harden ties Michael Jordan with eight 50-point games in a single season appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Dream Shake 3 hours ago
James Harden deserves to repeat as MVP

James Harden deserves to repeat as MVP

Ridiculous numbers, a likely top-three seed in the clearly tougher conference, major defensive impact, and a cherry on top versus San Antonio. Ladies and gentlemen, The Beard should be your MVP. If James Harden’s entire 2018-2019 season had to be summed up in as few words as possible, it would probably be this: The Houston Rockets needed him to be the best player in the NBA, and he was. Very few generational players are given an opportunity to flex their superstar power. Fewer welcome it. And even fewer flourish in it. After a crushing loss to Dallas on Dec. 8 and descending to 14th in...
Pounding The Rock 11 hours ago
Undisciplined defense dooms Spurs against the Rockets

Undisciplined defense dooms Spurs against the Rockets

James Harden ties his career high in points as the Rockets narrowly escape an inspired Spurs comeback attempt. James Harden is a professional scorer. He’s going to take difficult step-back three-point jumpers and a lot of those difficult shots are going to drop. He’s going to drive into the paint, throw his body at defenders to create contact, and he’s going to get some foul calls. It’s frustrating to watch, but it’s going to happen. What teams cannot do is add fuel to the fire by playing undisciplined defense against the Houston Rockets’ incredibly predictable yet eminently...
ClutchPoints 12 hours ago
Video: Rockets’ James Harden went straight to the gym after scoring outburst against Spurs

Video: Rockets’ James Harden went straight to the gym after scoring outburst against Spurs

The work and grind never stops for Houston Rockets star James Harden. Despite putting up 61 points in one of the most efficient high-scoring games in NBA history, Harden wasn’t satisfied and stayed late for a workout in the team’s facility. James Harden got right back in the gym after going for a career-high tying […] The post Video: Rockets’ James Harden went straight to the gym after scoring outburst against Spurs appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 12 hours ago
Rockets’ James Harden breaks into the Top 10 of NBA all-time 3-points list

Rockets’ James Harden breaks into the Top 10 of NBA all-time 3-points list

Another game, another virtuosic scoring performance from James Harden. The Houston Rockets superstar continued staking his claim for a second consecutive MVP on Friday, leading his team to a 111-107 victory over the San Antonio Spurs while tying his season high 61 points in the process. What made Harden’s performance even impressive, however, is the […] The post Rockets’ James Harden breaks into the Top 10 of NBA all-time 3-points list appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 12 hours ago
Rockets’ James Harden falls to the floor after Spurs’ DeMar DeRozan brushes his beard

Rockets’ James Harden falls to the floor after Spurs’ DeMar DeRozan brushes his beard

Yes, James Harden embellished the contact on this turnaround jumper by DeMar DeRozan. Yes, the officials fell for the Houston Rockets superstar snapping his head back and falling to the floor as if he was performing some type of urgent limbo. And yes, Harden’s reputation as one of the league’s preeminent floppers precedes him. Still, […] The post Rockets’ James Harden falls to the floor after Spurs’ DeMar DeRozan brushes his beard appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 13 hours ago
Rockets star James Harden says ‘load management’ is not in his vocabulary

Rockets star James Harden says ‘load management’ is not in his vocabulary

NBA players have not been shy about their desire to take some games off down the final stretch of the 2018-19 NBA season. However, it appears the thought has not even crossed the mind of Houston Rockets guard James Harden. Harden has never been one to take days off when healthy. He insists that load […] The post Rockets star James Harden says ‘load management’ is not in his vocabulary appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 13 hours ago
Rockets’ Eric Gordon thinks James Harden ‘locked up’ the MVP award with 61-point outing

Rockets’ Eric Gordon thinks James Harden ‘locked up’ the MVP award with 61-point outing

If there was ever any doubt of who the likely 2018-19 NBA Most Valuable Player is, James Harden put the debate to rest with his 61 point explosion over the San Antonio Spurs. His Houston Rockets teammate Eric Gordon certainly thinks so, too. Eric Gordon on Hardens night: That tops them all. MVPs locked up […] The post Rockets’ Eric Gordon thinks James Harden ‘locked up’ the MVP award with 61-point outing appeared first on ClutchPoints.
House of Houston 13 hours ago

Houston Rockets: James Harden’s rarefied performance will earn him MVP

Houston Rockets guard James Harden tied his career-high of 61 points against the Spurs tonight. His performance has sealed his MVP fate. How? Let’s look. This Houston Rockets‘ season has had a myriad of ups and downs but we’re at the point of the season where there’s a whole lot more ups than downs.  Just […] Houston Rockets: James Harden’s rarefied performance will earn him MVP - House of Houston - House of Houston - A Houston Sports Site - Texans, Rockets, Astros, Dynamo, Cougars and More!
ClutchPoints 13 hours ago
Video: Rockets’ James Harden says he was on ‘attack mode’ all night

Video: Rockets’ James Harden says he was on ‘attack mode’ all night

James Harden was once again phenomenal for the Houston Rockets, as he scored 61 points, to go along with seven rebounds and three steals to lead the team to a 111-105 victory over their Texas rivals, the San Antonio Spurs. After the game, the reigning league MVP was asked what he felt after scoring 61 […] The post Video: Rockets’ James Harden says he was on ‘attack mode’ all night appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 13 hours ago
Video: Rockets’ James Harden drops Spurs’ Derrick White and splashes the open three

Video: Rockets’ James Harden drops Spurs’ Derrick White and splashes the open three

More than a year ago, James Harden committed one of the most disrespectful moves in NBA history and easily the year’s best as he shook Wesley Johnson of the Los Angeles Clippers so hard, the Houston Rockets guard had plenty of time to taunt the fallen defensive ace before calmly sinking the wide-open three. Tonight, The […] The post Video: Rockets’ James Harden drops Spurs’ Derrick White and splashes the open three appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 14 hours ago
Rockets star James Harden ties Elgin Baylor for 4th-most 60-point games in NBA history

Rockets star James Harden ties Elgin Baylor for 4th-most 60-point games in NBA history

James Harden is one of the best offensive players the NBA has ever seen, and the Houston Rockets star proved that once again as he led the way in their victory over the San Antonio Spurs. Harden scored more than half of his team’s points in their 111-105 win against the Spurs, dropping 61 points […] The post Rockets star James Harden ties Elgin Baylor for 4th-most 60-point games in NBA history appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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