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Position
G
 
Jersey
13
Name  James Harden
Born  8/26/1989
Height  6-5
Weight  220
College  Arizona State
3/4/2015 10:17:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden was alright in his return to the court on Wednesday due to his suspension.
Insight: Harden was 7-of-16 from the field, including 2-for-7 from the 3-point line. Unforunately, Harden didn't get to the free-throw line as much as normal, shooting just two foul shots. Harden did have 13 assists, four rebounds, two blocks and a steal as well.
 
3/3/2015 2:28:00 PM
Description: Just a reminder that Rockets star guard James Harden will be suspended one game for kicking LeBron James in the groin on Sunday. That game is Tuesday versus Atlanta.
Insight: The suspension was certainly warranted as Harden was guilty of the incident. Corey Brewer will see increased minutes with Harden out.
 
3/2/2015 7:06:00 PM
Description: Rockets star guard James Harden will be suspended one game for kicking LeBron James in the groin on Sunday.
Insight: The suspension is warranted as Harden is guilty of the incident. Corey Brewer will see increased minutes with Harden out.
 
3/1/2015 7:52:00 PM
Description: Rockets star guard James Harden went toe-to-toe with Lebron James during Sunday's overtime win against the Cavaliers.
Insight: This was arguably the most entertaining game of the season, and things even got chippy between Harden and James. Harden finished with 33 points, eight boards, five assists, two 3-pointers, three steals, two blocks, five turnovers, and shot 8-of-18 from the line and an impressice 15-of-18 from the line.
 
2/27/2015 2:13:00 PM
Description: Rockets star guard James Harden is still questionable for Friday's game against Brooklyn while dealing with an ankle issue.
Insight: He did make it through the morning shootaround, so there is a solid chance he plays tonight. He's averaging 27.2 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 6.9 apg, 1.9 spg and 2.7 threes per contest. Fantasy owners must check back just before tipoff.
 
2/26/2015 2:15:00 PM
Description: Rockets star guard James Harden is questionable for Friday's game against Brooklyn while dealing with an ankle issue.
Insight: There is no one on this roster and very few in the league that could put up Harden-like numbers. He's averaging 27.2 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 6.9 apg, 1.9 spg and 2.7 threes per contest.
 
2/25/2015 10:40:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden recorded a double-double during Wednesday's victory against the Clippers.
Insight: He shot just 4-of-13 from the floor, but also went 10-of-12 from the line for 21 points, 10 assists, four boards, three 3-pointers, and three turnovers. Donatas Motiejunas just missed a double-double himself, with 18 points and nine rebounds.
 
2/23/2015 10:38:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden recorded his second triple-double of the season as he continued his MVP season.
Insight: Harden finished with 31 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. He didn't shoot well overall, going 7-for-20 from the field, but he hit five 3-pointers and 12-of-15 at the foul line. He also had four blocks for good measure.
 
2/21/2015 11:56:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden shot just 5-of-12 from the field, but did go 8-of-10 from the line on Saturday night.
Insight: He finished with 20 points, seven assists, five rebounds, two 3-pointers, two steals, and five turnovers. Harden is firmly in the MVP discussion.
 
2/10/2015 10:52:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden did it all during Tuesday;s win against the Suns.
Insight: He went 13-of-23 from the floor and 11-of-14 from the line for 40 points, 12 boards, nine dimes, three 3-pointers, three steals, one block, and five turnovers. Harden continues to be a top-three option in standard leagues.
 
2/10/2015 10:35:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden returned to Tuesday's game after leaving with a left elbow injury during the third quarter.
Insight: Harden didn't bother going to the locker room as trainers just checked his elbow on the bench. Check back for more updates, but this injury doesn't seem serious.
 
2/8/2015 9:37:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden had a massive fantasy night.
Insight: Harden had 45 points and nearly recorded a triple-double with nine rebounds and eight assists. He was 11-of-25 from the field overall, including 4-for-10 from the 3-point line. Harden was an incredible 19-for-23 from the free-throw line. Can anyone say fantasy MVP?
 
2/6/2015 10:35:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden continued to make his bid for NBA MVP.
Insight: He went 9-of-14 from the field, 12-of-17 from the line, and 3-of-6 from downtown for 33 points, five assists, three rebounds, one steal, and three turnovers. Harden simply does it all.
 
2/6/2015 1:37:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden is dealing with a sore knee, but is expected to play at his usual high level against Milwaukee Friday night.
Insight: He had 27 points, four assists, three boards, three 3-pointers, one steal, two blocks, and two turnovers in Wednesday's game, so it didn't hurt him numbers at all. Harden may be the MVP of the league.
 
2/4/2015 10:36:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden filled the stat sheet during Wednesday's win over the Bulls.
Insight: He had 27 points, four assists, three boards, three 3-pointers, one steal, two blocks, and two turnovers. Harden may be the MVP of the league.
 
2/4/2015 2:34:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden was a full participant in Tuesday's practice and should be ready to go Wednesday.
Insight: He left briefly with a bruised knee on Saturday, but came back and played well. He is a must-start averaging 27.0 ppg, 5.6 rpg, 6.8 apg, 2.0 spg.
 
2/2/2015 11:24:00 AM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden left briefly with a bruised knee on Saturday, but is probable for Wednesday's game against Chicago.
Insight: Unless it has swelled up over the past few days, he should be good to go and is of course a must-start averaging 27.0 ppg, 5.6 rpg, 6.8 apg, 2.0 spg.
 
2/2/2015 3:24:00 AM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden left briefly with a bruised knee on Saturday, but is probable for Wednesday's game against Chicago. Update: Harden missed Monday's practice.
Insight: Probably just giving him extra rest. Unless it has swelled up over the past few days, Harden should be good to go and is of course a must-start averaging 27.0 ppg, 5.6 rpg, 6.8 apg, 2.0 spg.
 
1/31/2015 9:56:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden left briefly with a bruised knee, but returned during Saturday's loss against the Pistons.
Insight: He went 10-of-17 from the field and 4-of-5 from the line for 26 points, nine assists, seven rebounds, two 3-pointers, two steals, one block, and four turnovers. Owners can breathe a sigh of relief.
 
Cold1/30/2015 10:03:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden had an off night for his standards.
Insight: That's back-to-back games where Harden failed to score 20 points. He was just 4-of-21 with 14 points versus the Celtics on Friday. He did also have seven assists and six rebounds, so it wasn't a disaster, but owners are hoping Harden's shooting improves quickly.