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ClutchPoints 1 hour ago
Rockets star James Harden confident his partnership with Russell Westbrook is ‘going to work’

Rockets star James Harden confident his partnership with Russell Westbrook is ‘going to work’

Speaking at an Adidas event, Houston Rockets star James Harden commented on his highly anticipated partnership with former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate and former NBA MVP Russell Westbrook. Harden shared his excitement to play alongside Westbrook once again. And despite questions about their fit, the 2018 NBA MVP said that their partnership is “going to […] The post Rockets star James Harden confident his partnership with Russell Westbrook is ‘going to work’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Dream Shake Jul 18, 2019
James Harden now part of Houston Dynamo and Dash ownership group

James Harden now part of Houston Dynamo and Dash ownership group

Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports The Beard just got even more invested in H-town. James Harden is from California, but it’s no secret that Houston has adopted him as one of their own. The Beard loves H-town, and Houston gives him the love right back. He’s the best basketball player in the city since Hakeem Olajuwon, and his place in Houston sports history is secure, title or no title. The team is paying him between $30-$46 million per season between now and when his contract is up in 2023, the team’s entire philosophy on-court is centered around Harden’s strengths, and he...
ClutchPoints Jul 16, 2019
Damian Lillard not surprised by Russell Westbrook trade to Rockets, but ‘didn’t expect him to go to Houston’

Damian Lillard not surprised by Russell Westbrook trade to Rockets, but ‘didn’t expect him to go to Houston’

While Portland Trail Blazers star point guard Damian Lillard wasn’t surprised Russell Westbrook got traded by the Oklahoma City Thunder, he didn’t expect the former MVP to land on the Houston Rockets with James Harden. Lillard had an idea Westbrook was going to be on the move after the Thunder traded Paul George to the […] The post Damian Lillard not surprised by Russell Westbrook trade to Rockets, but ‘didn’t expect him to go to Houston’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 17, 2019
Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni heaps praise on Daryl Morey for acquiring Russell Westbrook

Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni heaps praise on Daryl Morey for acquiring Russell Westbrook

Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni gave a lot of credit to general manager Daryl Morey for making another huge move this summer. In the hopes of improving their title chances, the Rockets traded for Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook. The move reunited Westbrook with Houston superstar and former OKC teammate James Harden. D’Antoni […] The post Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni heaps praise on Daryl Morey for acquiring Russell Westbrook appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 5 hours ago
James Harden says it should be ‘an easy transition’ for Rockets to incorporate Russell Westbrook

James Harden says it should be ‘an easy transition’ for Rockets to incorporate Russell Westbrook

James Harden believes it should be “an easy transition” for the Houston Rockets to incorporate Russell Westbrook into the team’s offense. Harden says because he and Westbrook both trust each other, the duo will be able to play together on the court despite critics saying the two MVPs won’t be able to co-exist: . @JHarden13 […] The post James Harden says it should be ‘an easy transition’ for Rockets to incorporate Russell Westbrook appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 6 hours ago
James Harden says he’s working on a new move this offseason

James Harden says he’s working on a new move this offseason

Houston Rockets star James Harden has a new trick up his sleeve. The former MVP said that he’s developing a new move this offseason to throw at opposing defenses: James Harden: “This year Im going to come up with something more creative, thats gonna look like it’s a travel but its not.” #Rockets https://t.co/wpr8xQef2X — […] The post James Harden says he’s working on a new move this offseason appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 35 mins ago
Chris Broussard betting Rockets’ James Harden will go down as a ringless all-time great similar to Charles Barkley, Karl Malone

Chris Broussard betting Rockets’ James Harden will go down as a ringless all-time great similar to Charles Barkley, Karl Malone

There is no doubt that Houston Rockets megastar James Harden has already cemented his legacy as one of the best offensive players in NBA history. He has an MVP trophy and statistical records to show for it. However, as phenomenal as he has been over the past couple of years, he has always come up […] The post Chris Broussard betting Rockets’ James Harden will go down as a ringless all-time great similar to Charles Barkley, Karl Malone appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 18, 2019
Patrick Beverley thinks Russell Westbrook, James Harden will work in Houston

Patrick Beverley thinks Russell Westbrook, James Harden will work in Houston

Los Angeles Clippers guard and former Houston Rocket Patrick Beverley thinks the Russell Westbrook-James Harden pairing in Houston is going to work. The Rockets acquired Westbrook from the Oklahoma City Thunder in a blockbuster trade. Houston sent Chris Paul and draft picks to OKC. Beverley, who doesn’t have the best relationship with Westbrook, is happy […] The post Patrick Beverley thinks Russell Westbrook, James Harden will work in Houston appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 16, 2019
Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni believes James Harden and Russell Westbrook will make their partnership work

Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni believes James Harden and Russell Westbrook will make their partnership work

When the Oklahoma City Thunder sent Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets, Houston immediately became home to two of the most ball-dominant players in the league. Fans immediately questioned whether Westbrook could fit in with fellow former MVP James Harden with only one basketball on the court. Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni attempted to assuage […] The post Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni believes James Harden and Russell Westbrook will make their partnership work appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 16, 2019
Rockets officially acquire Russell Westbrook from Thunder for Chris Paul and two first round picks

Rockets officially acquire Russell Westbrook from Thunder for Chris Paul and two first round picks

The Houston Rockets have officially acquired superstar point guard Russell Westbrook from the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Chris Paul and two protected first round picks. Westbrook is reuniting with James Harden on the Rockets. The two were teammates on the Thunder and are very close friends off the court. Its official, RT to […] The post Rockets officially acquire Russell Westbrook from Thunder for Chris Paul and two first round picks appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Inquisitr Jul 17, 2019
NBA Rumors: Miami Heat ‘Most Obvious Choice’ To Acquire Chris Paul From OKC Thunder, Per ‘Sports Illustrated’

NBA Rumors: Miami Heat ‘Most Obvious Choice’ To Acquire Chris Paul From OKC Thunder, Per ‘Sports Illustrated’

After two seasons, the Houston Rockets decided to break the explosive backcourt duo of Chris Paul and James Harden. In a blockbuster deal, the Rockets traded Paul, two future first-round picks (2024 and 2026), and the rights to two first-round swaps (2021 and 2025) to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Russell Westbrook. The Rockets pushed through with the trade to give James Harden a younger superstar teammate to maximize his championship window. Meanwhile, the deal allowed the Thunder to have a new point guard while acquiring future draft picks that will enable them to speed up the...

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