James Harden E:60 Segment
James Harden has come a long way establishing himself as one of the best players in the NBA.. His stile makes him unique, or, how he would define himself, the unnormal. The Beard signed a 200 million dollar deal with adidas and his new signature shoe has been revealed and he is one of the early MVP candidates this season. Watch the story of this mysterious NBA superstar from the struggle to high school to college and to the NBA.
Harden is currently averaging 27.8 points, 11.6 assists, and 7.6 rebounds in what has been thus far his best season of his career. The unquestioned leader on the court, Harden has gained the trust of head coach Mike D’Antoni, the franchise, and the fans. He is in the running behind former teammate Russell Westbrook in virtually everyone’s NBA MVP voting, and has Houston in contention for the playoffs.
The 2016-17 James Harden is playing smarter on the court, but can still stuff the stat sheet when needed. Consider this courtesy of ESPN:
Since joining the Rockets in 2012, James Harden has had the most 30-pt games of anyone in the NBA (130). pic.twitter.com/PdJ7Xnf4fK
— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) December 13, 2016
It’s hard not to root for the former Arizona State guard who burst onto the national scene as the sixth man for the Thunder. Now in his eighth season in the league, you have to respect the work he has put in to become the best in the game.