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James Harden
PPG RPG APG
27.8 6.3 7.0
Team: HoustonHeight: 6-5 Born: 8/26/1989
Position: G-FWeight: 220 Birthplace: Bellflower, California
College: Arizona StateDraft: 1st Round 3rd pick by Thunder(2009)


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Feb. 7 12:38 AM PT1:38 AM MT2:38 AM CT3:38 AM ET8:38 GMT16:38 1:38 AM MST3:38 AM EST12:38 UAE09:383:38 ET2:38 AM CT6:38 - Harden scored 33 points with eight rebounds and three steals in the Rockets' 96-79 loss to Portland on Saturday.
Analysis: Harden is averaging 33.0 points over the last three games.
Jan. 31 10:24 PM PT11:24 PM MT12:24 AM CT1:24 AM ET6:24 GMT14:24 11:24 PM MST1:24 AM EST10:24 UAE07:241:24 ET12:24 AM CT4:24 - Harden scored 40 points and finished three rebounds shy of a triple-double in a 123-122 loss to Washington on Saturday night.
Analysis: Harden is averaging 30.6 points, 9.3 rebounds and 8.6 assists in his last seven games. He had 11 assists Saturday.
Jan. 30 9:51 PM PT10:51 PM MT11:51 PM CT12:51 AM ET5:51 GMT13:51 10:51 PM MST12:51 AM EST9:51 UAE06:510:51 ET11:51 PM CT3:51 - Harden scored 33 points with seven assists and seven rebounds in the Rockets' 116-108 loss at Oklahoma City on Friday.
Analysis: Harden is averaging 29.0 points and 9.7 rebounds over the past six games.
Jan. 28 6:04 PM PT7:04 PM MT8:04 PM CT9:04 PM ET2:04 GMT10:04 7:04 PM MST9:04 PM EST6:04 UAE (+1)03:0421:04 ET8:04 PM CT0:04 - Harden has been selected as a reserve for the Western Conference for the All-Star Game.
Analysis: Harden, second to Stephen Curry in the league scoring race at 27.5 points per game, will be headed to his fourth straight All-Star appearance.
Jan. 26 10:40 PM PT11:40 PM MT12:40 AM CT1:40 AM ET6:40 GMT14:40 11:40 PM MST1:40 AM EST10:40 UAE07:401:40 ET12:40 AM CT4:40 - Harden scored 35 points and finished two assists shy of a triple-double in a 112-111 win over New Orleans on Monday night.
Analysis: Harden, who had 11 rebounds, is averaging 30.3 points, 12.0 boards and 10.0 assists in his last four games. He's had each of his two triple-doubles in that stretch.
Jan. 25 9:52 PM PT10:52 PM MT11:52 PM CT12:52 AM ET5:52 GMT13:52 10:52 PM MST12:52 AM EST9:52 UAE06:520:52 ET11:52 PM CT3:52 - Harden had 23 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists in a 115-104 win over Dallas on Sunday.
Analysis: It was Harden's second triple-double in three games and eighth of his career. He had 33 points, 17 rebounds and 14 assists in a loss to Detroit on Wednesday.
Jan. 21 12:45 AM PT1:45 AM MT2:45 AM CT3:45 AM ET8:45 GMT16:45 1:45 AM MST3:45 AM EST12:45 UAE09:453:45 ET2:45 AM CT6:45 - Harden had 33 points, a career-best 17 rebounds and 14 assists in a 123-114 loss to Detroit on Wednesday night.
Analysis: It was the seventh career triple-double for the Houston Rockets star and first this season. He had four triple-doubles in 2014-15.
Jan. 19 10:05 PM PT11:05 PM MT12:05 AM CT1:05 AM ET6:05 GMT14:05 11:05 PM MST1:05 AM EST10:05 UAE07:051:05 ET12:05 AM CT4:05 - Harden scored a tame 20 and chipped in with eight assists on Monday.
Analysis: Harden made 5 of 12 shots in front of a crowd that included comedian Conan O'Brien. He is averaging 27.5 points.
Jan. 17 8:47 PM PT9:47 PM MT10:47 PM CT11:47 PM ET4:47 GMT12:47 9:47 PM MST11:47 PM EST8:47 UAE05:4723:47 ET10:47 PM CT2:47 - Harden led the Rockets with 31 points Sunday.
Analysis: Harden made 10 of 17 field goal attempts, including 4 of 7 from deep, and connected on 7 of 10 foul shots. He also collected five assists.
Jan. 16 9:14 PM PT10:14 PM MT11:14 PM CT12:14 AM ET5:14 GMT13:14 10:14 PM MST12:14 AM EST9:14 UAE06:140:14 ET11:14 PM CT3:14 - Harden was horrendous Friday.
Analysis: Harden made 2 of 10 shots for 11 points, five assists and eight turnovers in an inefficient effort.
Jan. 8 10:02 PM PT11:02 PM MT12:02 AM CT1:02 AM ET6:02 GMT14:02 11:02 PM MST1:02 AM EST10:02 UAE07:021:02 ET12:02 AM CT4:02 - Harden racked up 33 points and eight rebounds in Thursday's victory over Utah.
Analysis: That's now three 30-point efforts in four games for Harden, second only to Stephen Curry in the league scoring race at 28.3 per game.
Jan. 1 9:35 PM PT10:35 PM MT11:35 PM CT12:35 AM ET5:35 GMT13:35 10:35 PM MST12:35 AM EST9:35 UAE06:350:35 ET11:35 PM CT3:35 - Harden put up 30 points in a losing cause Thursday against Golden State.
Analysis: The All-Star guard will continue to put up numbers as long as he keeps leading the league in shots and free throws attempted.
Dec. 27 10:39 PM PT11:39 PM MT12:39 AM CT1:39 AM ET6:39 GMT14:39 11:39 PM MST1:39 AM EST10:39 UAE07:391:39 ET12:39 AM CT4:39 - Harden managed 25 points in Saturday's narrow loss to New Orleans.
Analysis: He's shot just 35.7 percent over the last two games, however, after amassing 67 points in his previous two.
Dec. 26 9:46 PM PT10:46 PM MT11:46 PM CT12:46 AM ET5:46 GMT13:46 10:46 PM MST12:46 AM EST9:46 UAE06:460:46 ET11:46 PM CT3:46 - Harden had 20 points and nine assists Friday.
Analysis: Harden averages a league-best 33.4 points in the second half of back-to-back contests so use him Saturday against the Pelicans.
Dec. 22 9:10 PM PT10:10 PM MT11:10 PM CT12:10 AM ET5:10 GMT13:10 10:10 PM MST12:10 AM EST9:10 UAE06:100:10 ET11:10 PM CT3:10 - Harden scored 16 of his 36 points at the foul line to lead the Rockets to a 102-95 win over the Hornets on Monday night.
Analysis: Harden came up with the game's clutch play with a three-point play with 31.6 seconds left to snap a 91-91 tie and added seven assists and five rebounds.
Dec. 16 10:08 PM PT11:08 PM MT12:08 AM CT1:08 AM ET6:08 GMT14:08 11:08 PM MST1:08 AM EST10:08 UAE07:081:08 ET12:08 AM CT4:08 - Harden had 33 points on 10-of-18 shooting in Tuesday's loss in Sacramento.
Analysis: Harden's been on a nice little run in his last four games, averaging 32.3 points and shooting 52.4 percent with a 17-of-30 mark from 3-point range.
Dec. 15 10:53 PM PT11:53 PM MT12:53 AM CT1:53 AM ET6:53 GMT14:53 11:53 PM MST1:53 AM EST10:53 UAE07:531:53 ET12:53 AM CT4:53 - Harden finished with 24 points on 9-of-20 shooting on Monday.
Analysis: He made five of Houston's season-high 18 3-pointers.
Dec. 10 10:26 PM PT11:26 PM MT12:26 AM CT1:26 AM ET6:26 GMT14:26 11:26 PM MST1:26 AM EST10:26 UAE07:261:26 ET12:26 AM CT4:26 - Harden had 42 points, nine rebounds, seven assists and two blocks on Wednesday a day after his worst outing of the season.
Analysis: He rebounded from Tuesday's season-low 10 points by making 13 of 23 shots, including 5 of 9 from 3-point range.
Dec. 1 10:19 PM PT11:19 PM MT12:19 AM CT1:19 AM ET6:19 GMT14:19 11:19 PM MST1:19 AM EST10:19 UAE07:191:19 ET12:19 AM CT4:19 - Harden finished with 29 points, nine rebounds and seven assists on Monday.
Analysis: He made just 6 of 15 shots but finished 15 of 17 from the free throw line.
Nov. 22 10:11 PM PT11:11 PM MT12:11 AM CT1:11 AM ET6:11 GMT14:11 11:11 PM MST1:11 AM EST10:11 UAE07:111:11 ET12:11 AM CT4:11 - Harden filled the stat sheet with 24 points, 10 assists, seven rebounds, three steals and two blocked shots on Saturday.
Analysis: He made 8 of 20 shots, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range.
Nov. 19 10:27 PM PT11:27 PM MT12:27 AM CT1:27 AM ET6:27 GMT14:27 11:27 PM MST1:27 AM EST10:27 UAE07:271:27 ET12:27 AM CT4:27 - Hours after the unexpected firing of Kevin McHale, Harden shrugged off his slow start following his MVP runner-up season with 45 points, including all nine for Houston in overtime of a 108-103 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Harden had averaged 23.0 points on 36.1 percent shooting in his previous four games.
Nov. 15 10:02 PM PT11:02 PM MT12:02 AM CT1:02 AM ET6:02 GMT14:02 11:02 PM MST1:02 AM EST10:02 UAE07:021:02 ET12:02 AM CT4:02 - Harden filled the stat sheet with 25 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds in Saturday's loss to Dallas. However, he went just 5 for 21 from the field.
Analysis: Despite the poor shooting performance, Harden is averaging 32.9 points over his last seven games.
Nov. 12 10:16 PM PT11:16 PM MT12:16 AM CT1:16 AM ET6:16 GMT14:16 11:16 PM MST1:16 AM EST10:16 UAE07:161:16 ET12:16 AM CT4:16 - Harden had 23 points, nine rebounds and six assists on Wednesday.
Analysis: He failed to reach 40 points like he did the previous two games as he made just 8 of 22 shots and 3 of 10 3-pointers.
Nov. 8 9:53 PM PT10:53 PM MT11:53 PM CT12:53 AM ET5:53 GMT13:53 10:53 PM MST12:53 AM EST9:53 UAE06:530:53 ET11:53 PM CT3:53 - Harden followed up Friday's 43-point outburst with 46 in Saturday's win at the Clippers.
Analysis: Harden's early-season struggles are obviously behind him, as he's averaging 38.5 points while leading the resurgent Rockets to four straight wins.
Nov. 7 9:52 PM PT10:52 PM MT11:52 PM CT12:52 AM ET5:52 GMT13:52 10:52 PM MST12:52 AM EST9:52 UAE06:520:52 ET11:52 PM CT3:52 - Harden broke out of his early-season shooting slump and scored 22 of his season-high 43 points in the second half to lead the Houston Rockets to a 116-110 win over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night.
Analysis: Harden went into the game shooting just 29.4 percent from the floor but made 10 of his first 15 shots and finished with a season-high 13 assists. He finished 13-of-23 shooting and Houston won its third consecutive game.
Nov. 4 7:40 PM PT8:40 PM MT9:40 PM CT10:40 PM ET3:40 GMT11:40 8:40 PM MST10:40 PM EST7:40 UAE (+1)04:4022:40 ET9:40 PM CT1:40 - Harden scored 28 points, including seven in overtime, to help the Houston Rockets outlast the Orlando Magic for a 119-114 victory on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Harden only made 6 of 22 shots so he must be more efficient for his owners. His 29.4 percent shooting is bad - even by Kobe Bryant's standards.
Nov. 2 10:18 PM PT11:18 PM MT12:18 AM CT1:18 AM ET6:18 GMT14:18 11:18 PM MST1:18 AM EST10:18 UAE07:181:18 ET12:18 AM CT4:18 - Harden had another awful shooting display on Sunday, going 2 for 15 from the field in a loss at Miami.
Analysis: The struggling All-Star did finish with 16 points because he was 12 of 14 from the foul line. Harden missed all 10 attempts from 3-point range, however, and is 3 for 32 from beyond the arc over the first three games. He's shooting 22.2 percent overall from the floor.
Nov. 2 8:39 PM PT9:39 PM MT10:39 PM CT11:39 PM ET4:39 GMT12:39 9:39 PM MST11:39 PM EST8:39 UAE05:3923:39 ET10:39 PM CT2:39 - Harden scored 37 points, and the Houston Rockets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 110-105 on Monday night for their first win of the season.
Analysis: Last season's runner-up for MVP averaged 18.0 points while shooting 22.2 percent in his first three games, including a 3-for-32 performance from 3-point range. He made 12 of 26 shots Monday but missed eight of 12 from beyond the arc.

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