|Apr. 28 10:25 PM PT11:25 PM MT12:25 AM CT1:25 AM ET5:25 GMT13:25 10:25 PM MST12:25 AM EST9:25 UAE07:251:25 ET12:25 AM CT4:25 - Harden finished with 35 points, six rebounds and six assists Wednesday night, but the Rockets were eliminated from the playoffs with a 114-81 blowout loss at Golden State in Game 5.
Analysis: The four-time All-Star made 12 of 23 shots to lead all scorers, finishing the series with a 26.6 scoring average on 41 percent shooting. No other Houston player had more than 11 points in the finale as the Rockets struggled to 32.6 percent shooting, including 18.8 on 3-pointers
|Apr. 22 9:56 PM PT10:56 PM MT11:56 PM CT12:56 AM ET4:56 GMT12:56 9:56 PM MST11:56 PM EST8:56 UAE06:560:56 ET11:56 PM CT3:56 - Harden scored 35 points, including the game-winner with 2.7 seconds left, as the Rockets held on for a 97-96 victory over the Warriors in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series on Thursday.
Analysis: Harden made 11 of 26 shots and 9 of 11 at the line to go along with nine assists and eight rebounds. He scored 14 first-quarter points as Houston got off to a good start with a 13-point lead.
|Apr. 19 10:09 PM PT11:09 PM MT12:09 AM CT1:09 AM ET5:09 GMT13:09 10:09 PM MST12:09 AM EST9:09 UAE07:091:09 ET12:09 AM CT4:09 - Harden was brilliant Monday night.
Analysis: Harden had 28 points and 11 assists. He made 13 of 15 free throws after not attempting one in the series opener.
|Apr. 13 7:54 PM PT8:54 PM MT9:54 PM CT10:54 PM ET2:54 GMT10:54 7:54 PM MST9:54 PM EST6:54 UAE (+1)04:5422:54 ET9:54 PM CT1:54 - Harden scored 38 points to lead the Rockets to an easy 116-81 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night to clinch the West's final playoff spot on the last day of the regular season.
Analysis: He's averaged 34.8 points in six April games.
|Apr. 11 7:07 PM PT8:07 PM MT9:07 PM CT10:07 PM ET2:07 GMT10:07 7:07 PM MST9:07 PM EST6:07 UAE (+1)04:0722:07 ET9:07 PM CT1:07 - Harden scored 34 points Monday night.
Analysis: Harden is averaging 34.2 points in five games in April. Use him in the finale against the Kings.
|Apr. 7 9:22 PM PT10:22 PM MT11:22 PM CT12:22 AM ET4:22 GMT12:22 9:22 PM MST11:22 PM EST8:22 UAE06:220:22 ET11:22 PM CT3:22 - Harden scored 26 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Fantasy owners should start Harden on Thursday against the lowly Suns. He is averaging a league-best 30.6 points on 44.8 percent shooting and connecting on 43.9 percent of his 3-pointers in the second game of back-to-backs.
|Apr. 7 7:56 PM PT8:56 PM MT9:56 PM CT10:56 PM ET2:56 GMT10:56 7:56 PM MST9:56 PM EST6:56 UAE (+1)04:5622:56 ET9:56 PM CT1:56 - Harden led Houston with 30 points Thursday.
Analysis: Harden made 5 3s and is shooting 45.7 percent on them on zero days' rest.
|Apr. 4 10:00 PM PT11:00 PM MT12:00 AM CT1:00 AM ET5:00 GMT13:00 10:00 PM MST12:00 AM EST9:00 UAE07:001:00 ET12:00 AM CT4:00 - Harden scored 41 points and 15 in the fourth quarter in a 118-110 win over Oklahoma City on Sunday.
Analysis: The Houston Rockets' superstar is averaging 31.6 points in his last five games and has boosted his season mark to a career-best 28.7.
|Mar. 31 6:11 PM PT7:11 PM MT8:11 PM CT9:11 PM ET1:11 GMT9:11 6:11 PM MST8:11 PM EST5:11 UAE (+1)03:1121:11 ET8:11 PM CT0:11 - Harden led Houston with 24 points and eight assists Thursday.
Analysis: Harden averaged 31.0 points in his previous three games so he was a bit off.
|Mar. 30 10:43 PM PT11:43 PM MT12:43 AM CT1:43 AM ET5:43 GMT13:43 10:43 PM MST12:43 AM EST9:43 UAE07:431:43 ET12:43 AM CT4:43 - Harden led the Rockets to a huge win at Cleveland on Tuesday with 27 points and eight assists.
Analysis: Houston is leaning heavily on Harden during its playoff drive, and he's coming through. The All-Star guard is averaging 28.8 points, 10.6 assists and 6.8 rebounds over his past eight games.
|Mar. 28 10:02 PM PT11:02 PM MT12:02 AM CT1:02 AM ET5:02 GMT13:02 10:02 PM MST12:02 AM EST9:02 UAE07:021:02 ET12:02 AM CT4:02 - Harden tallied 34 points, eight assists and eight rebounds in Sunday's loss at Indiana.
Analysis: Harden has been filling the stat sheet during the Rockets' playoff drive. The All-Star guard is averaging 29.0 points, 11.0 assists and 7.0 boards over his last seven contests.
|Mar. 26 11:02 PM PT12:02 AM MT1:02 AM CT2:02 AM ET6:02 GMT14:02 11:02 PM MST1:02 AM EST10:02 UAE07:022:02 ET12:02 AM CT5:02 - Harden notched his third triple-double of the season with 32 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds in Friday's win over Toronto.
Analysis: The star guard has been piling up the assists of late, amassing 39 over his last three games to go along with his always prolific scoring totals.
|Mar. 23 6:47 PM PT7:47 PM MT8:47 PM CT9:47 PM ET1:47 GMT9:47 6:47 PM MST8:47 PM EST5:47 UAE (+1)02:4721:47 ET7:47 PM CT0:47 - Harden nearly had a triple-double or even a quadruple-double Wednesday.
Analysis: Harden had 26 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists and a career-high eight steals. Who says the 'Bearded One' can't play a little defense?
|Mar. 22 7:48 PM PT8:48 PM MT9:48 PM CT10:48 PM ET2:48 GMT10:48 7:48 PM MST9:48 PM EST6:48 UAE (+1)03:4822:48 ET8:48 PM CT1:48 - Harden was simply magnificent Tuesday.
Analysis: Harden had 24 points, a career-high 16 assists and seven rebounds for an astounding effort. Use him Wednesday night against the Jazz.
|Mar. 19 8:00 PM PT9:00 PM MT10:00 PM CT11:00 PM ET3:00 GMT11:00 8:00 PM MST10:00 PM EST7:00 UAE (+1)04:0023:00 ET9:00 PM CT2:00 - Harden finished with 25 points and eight assists Saturday.
Analysis: You know what you are going to get with Harden, which is a lot of points and free throws every night.
|Mar. 18 8:55 PM PT9:55 PM MT10:55 PM CT11:55 PM ET3:55 GMT11:55 8:55 PM MST10:55 PM EST7:55 UAE (+1)04:5523:55 ET9:55 PM CT2:55 - Harden finished with 29 points and 14 assists Friday.
Analysis: Harden recorded his 19th double-double and matched his career high for assists in a game. He faces the Hawks on Saturday.
|Mar. 17 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET5:06 GMT13:06 10:06 PM MST12:06 AM EST9:06 UAE06:061:06 ET11:06 PM CT4:06 - Harden got back on track with 33 points Wednesday night in a 122-106 defeat to the Los Angeles Clippers.
Analysis: Harden, averaging 28.6 points, had a combined 27 on 5-of-22 shooting in his prior two games. He made 11 of 23 shots Wednesday and 5 of 10 from 3-point range.
|Mar. 7 9:44 PM PT10:44 PM MT11:44 PM CT12:44 AM ET5:44 GMT13:44 10:44 PM MST12:44 AM EST9:44 UAE06:440:44 ET11:44 PM CT4:44 - Harden scored 40 points and matched a career high with 14 assists on Sunday.
Analysis: He made 11 of 20 shots, 3 of 7 3-pointers and 15 of 19 free throws, upping his scoring average to 38.3 over the last three games.
|Mar. 5 8:21 PM PT9:21 PM MT10:21 PM CT11:21 PM ET4:21 GMT12:21 9:21 PM MST11:21 PM EST8:21 UAE05:2123:21 ET10:21 PM CT3:21 - Harden was a lone bright spot for a sluggish Houston team in a 108-100 loss to Chicago on Saturday. He had 36 points and eight assists, but also had nine turnovers.
Analysis: He's averaging 36 points, 6.3 assists and 6.2 rebounds in his last six games.
|Mar. 3 9:12 PM PT10:12 PM MT11:12 PM CT12:12 AM ET5:12 GMT13:12 10:12 PM MST12:12 AM EST9:12 UAE06:120:12 ET11:12 PM CT4:12 - Harden had 39 points in Wednesday's win over New Orleans.
Analysis: Harden has averaged 36.0 points over his last five games.
|Mar. 1 9:19 PM PT10:19 PM MT11:19 PM CT12:19 AM ET5:19 GMT13:19 10:19 PM MST12:19 AM EST9:19 UAE06:190:19 ET11:19 PM CT4:19 - Harden had 26 points, nine assists, six rebounds and three steals on Monday.
Analysis: He has averaged 34 points the last eight games.
|Feb. 28 9:23 PM PT10:23 PM MT11:23 PM CT12:23 AM ET5:23 GMT13:23 10:23 PM MST12:23 AM EST9:23 UAE06:230:23 ET11:23 PM CT4:23 - Harden didn't have a good shooting night but still scored 27 points in Saturday's loss to San Antonio.
Analysis: He made 10 of 25 shots and 3 of 8 3s as his two-game 40-point streak was snapped.
|Feb. 26 9:11 PM PT10:11 PM MT11:11 PM CT12:11 AM ET5:11 GMT13:11 10:11 PM MST12:11 AM EST9:11 UAE06:110:11 ET11:11 PM CT4:11 - Harden scored 42 points in the Rockets' 112-105 win at Portland on Thursday.
Analysis: Harden is on a tear, averaging 34.6 points over the last five games.
|Feb. 24 9:06 PM PT10:06 PM MT11:06 PM CT12:06 AM ET5:06 GMT13:06 10:06 PM MST12:06 AM EST9:06 UAE06:060:06 ET11:06 PM CT4:06 - Harden made 16 of 30 shots for 42 points on Tuesday.
Analysis: It was his eighth 40-point game this season and 23rd of his career. He is averaging 34.6 points in his last five games.
|Feb. 20 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 had 27 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists on Friday.
Analysis: He made only 6 of 16 shots and 1 of 9 3-pointers but finished 14 of 17 from the free throw line.
|Feb. 11 10:17 PM PT11:17 PM MT12:17 AM CT1:17 AM ET6:17 GMT14:17 11:17 PM MST1:17 AM EST10:17 UAE07:171:17 ET12:17 AM CT4:17 - Harden scored 34 points with 11 assists and nine rebounds in the Rockets' 116-103 loss at Portland on Wednesday.
Analysis: Harden enters the All-Star break averaging 34.7 points over the last three games.
|Feb. 10 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 overcame a scoreless first quarter to finish with 37 points, five assists and five rebounds on Tuesday.
Analysis: He made 10 of 21 shots, including 6 of 10 3-pointers, and added five rebounds, five assists and three steals.
|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.