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2009 NBA Draft: James Harden
Team Oklahoma City
Round 1
Selection 3
Position Guard
School Arizona State
Year SO
Height 6-5
Weight 220
High School Artesia
Hometown Los Angeles, CA
2009: Selected by Oklahoma City in 1st round (3rd overall) of the NBA Draft...2010: NBA All-Rookie Second Team...2012: NBA Sixth Man of the Year; Gold Medallist with United States at Summer Olympics in London; Traded to Houston in a six-player deal, Oct. 27th; Signed with Houston to a five-year contract extension worth $78.8 million, Nov. 1st...2013: NBA All-Star; All NBA Third Team...2014: NBA All-Star; All-NBA First Team.

One of the truly elite players in college basketball during the two seasons he spent at Arizona State...After scoring 17.8 ppg as a freshman, Harden recorded 20.1 ppg, 5.6 rpg and 4.2 apg as a sophomore, proof of his tremendous all-around ability...Shoots at a very high percentage from the floor for a guard...Is ready to help an NBA team right away...Has proven capable of completely dominating a game at the offensive end...Has the type of body that NBA scouts desire, more than capable of handling the rigors of the pro game...Has a developed jumper and can score off the dribble as well...Is capable of scoring on post-up moves...Needs to cut down on the turnovers and isn`t an elite athlete, but Harden still has star potential.
2008 Stats
NovemberMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
11/14 Miss Valley St3024116012123103022
11/18 @San Diego St32181171305532064
11/23 Pepperdine3633191218571222031
11/27 @Charlotte34155201113421052
11/29 @Baylor343217941036933034
11/30 Texas-El Paso344025146644840033
Total20016288501250142741241102216
 
DecemberMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
12/4 Jackson State25221074408842025
12/7 Nebraska37201162609960013
12/14 IUPUI409532122410055
12/20 BYU373013701633665033
12/23 Idaho State26181063301152022
12/29 Central Conn St302417101321362072
Total1951236639123372431281102020
 
JanuaryMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
1/2 @Stanford331714623235103121
1/4 @California39262292626822022
1/8 Oregon State322211101113472010
1/10 Oregon37191251803344143
1/15 @USC344800434711022
1/17 @UCLA37241581713410034
1/21 @Arizona39211161814532054
1/29 Washington St37262082813411043
1/31 Washington3615940713453024
Total324174122561052123244341822523
 
FebruaryMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
2/5 @Oregon403621115914522332
2/7 @Oregon State399921413430153
2/12 UCLA38158514167110182
2/15 USC4013650305531123
2/22 Arizona40181273127951151
2/26 @Washington39191971414543055
2/28 @Washington St39131122714551025
Total275123863913327334033873021
 
MarchMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
3/5 Stanford39222082421331143
3/7 California37201371502222022
3/12 Arizona37271791826842023
3/13 @Washington38241373727940143
3/14 USC3510933104482034
3/20 Temple349811616733042
3/22 @Syracuse40101020615651022
Total2601229037113783139291122119
Season Total12547044522215820448147195148591111899

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