Description: Rockets guard James Harden did have Dwight Howard to share the offense so did pretty much everything himself, scoring 37 points with eight rebounds, five assists and two steals.
Insight: Harden is averaging 37.0 points over Houston's past four games and leads the NBA in scoring at 27.3 ppg. He may be the leading MVP candidate both in real life and fantasy.
1/24/2015 9:27:00 AM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden hit a buzzer-beater to defeat he Suns on Friday night.
Insight: It was a step-back jumper as time expired. Harden finshed with 33 points, 10 dimes, six rebounds, three 3-pointers, three steals, one block, and three turnovers. He may be the leading MVP candidate.
1/22/2015 9:53:00 AM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden scored 33 points on Wednesday.
Insight: Harden hit three 3-pointers and was 14-of-16 from the free-throw line. He also had six assists, four rebounds, two steals and a block. It appears some other player is going to have to step up to help Harden if the Rockets are going to be able to beat teams like the Warriors, but fantasy owners love that Harden is the go-to guy in Houston.
1/19/2015 8:15:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden dropped 45 points with seven assists and four steals in the victory over the Pistons.
Insight: Harden was 12-of-18 from the field, which includes an incredible 7-of-12 from the 3-point line. Harden also continues to be a lethal free-throw shooter as he hit 14-of-15 opportunities on Monday. Throw in seven assists, four steals, one rebound and a block, it's hard to argue there is a better fantasy option.
1/15/2015 10:45:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden was a rebound away from a triple-double against the Thunder on Thursday.
Insight: Harden finished with 31 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds, but that wasn't his most impressive stat. That was the 6-for-8 shooting from the 3-point line. We will forgive Harden for ONLY going 7-of-9 at the free-throw line.
1/14/2015 9:34:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden recorded a double-double versus the Magic.
Insight: Harden had 26 points, shooting 10-of-16 from the field, and 10 assists. He also had five steals, four rebounds and a block. For leagues that take turnovers into account, however, Harden turned it over seven times in the loss.
1/12/2015 10:02:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden scored a team-high 30 points in Monday's victory against the Nets.
Insight: He was very efficient, going 9-of-13 from the field, 8-of-8 from the line, and 4-of-7 from deep. Harden also chipped in six assists, three rebounds, two steals, and two turnovers.
1/10/2015 10:32:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden scored a team-high 30 points in Saturday's victory against the Jazz.
Insight: Harden was 4-for-8 from the 3-point line and 10-of-11 at the free-throw line. He also had five assists, three rebounds, a steal and a block. Harden, did, however, have six turnovers. Harden is still a top-five option and is becoming the front-runner for league MVP.
1/8/2015 10:51:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden scored a team-high 25 points during Thursday's victory against the Knicks.
Insight: He also had nine assists, four boards, three 3-pointers, three steals, and three turnovers. Harden is a top-five option.
1/7/2015 9:37:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden nearly posted a triple-double during Wednesday win over the Cavaliers.
Insight: He did not shoot well from the field, going 6-of-18, but did hit all seven of his free throws. Harden finished with 21 points, nine assists, seven rebounds, two 3-pointers, one steal, and an ugly seven turnovers.
1/5/2015 10:20:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden did not shoot well but still managed to score 20 points on Monday.
Insight: Harden shot 7-of-22, including 3-for-8 from the 3-point line on his way to 20 points. He didn't have many other numbers with three assists, two rebounds, two blocks and a steal. Harden is still having an MVP-type season and is a top-three option in fantasy basketball.
1/3/2015 10:28:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden filled the stat sheet during Saturday's victory against the Heat.
Insight: Harden was 9-of-17 from the field, 7-of-7 from the stripe, and 3-of-6 from deep. Harden also chipped in five boards, two assists, one steal, and three turnovers. He continues to be a top-five option.
1/2/2015 10:25:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden did not shoot well on Friday.
Insight: The Rockets could not get much offense going as the Pelicans held them to 83 points. Dwight Howard ad Corey Brewer were the Rockets' leading scorers with 12 points. Harden was 5-for-13 and finished with 11 points.
1/1/2015 1:03:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden continued his impressive season.
Insight: He went 12-of-19 fromt he field, 4-of-4 from the line, and 8-of-11 from deep for 36 points during Wednesday's victory. Harden also had seven rebounds, six assists, two steals, one block, and one turnover.
12/30/2014 12:03:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden was at it again on Monday night.
Insight: He finished with a team-high 33 points by going 12-of-23 from the field, 6-of-7 from the line. Harden also had six rebounds, four assists, one steal, three 3-pointers, and two turnovers. He is a top-three option.
12/27/2014 9:06:00 AM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden had another massive fantasy night on Friday, scoring 32 points and adding eight rebounds, 10 assists and three blocks.
Insight: Harden is the best shooting guard in the game at this point in time and now has another wing man in Josh Smith to use. He's averaging a career-high 27.2 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 7.1 apg, 1.9 apg, 1.1 bpg and is in the running for fantasy MVP.
12/22/2014 10:40:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden had another massive fantasy night.
Insight: Harden shot 14-of-26, including 4-for-9 from the 3-point line on his way to 44 points. He also shot 12-of-13 from the free-throw line. Harden contributed seven assists, five steals and three rebounds as well.
12/22/2014 6:31:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden along with Dwight Howard and Trevor Ariza will all play versus Trail Blazers on Monday.
Insight: All those players can be in fantasy lineups like they normally would for what is a big game versus Portland.
12/20/2014 10:58:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden shot poorly on Saturday, but had a productive fantasy night against Atlanta.
Insight: He was 5-of-16 from the field, 6-of-6 from the line, and 2-of-7 from beyond the arc for 18 points. Harden also had 14 assists, six rebounds, one steal, one block, and three turnovers.
12/18/2014 10:58:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden was a little bit off on Thursday.
Insight: Harden still led the Rockets with 21 points, but he shot just 8-of-23 from the field, including 2-for-7 from the 3-point line. He also only went to the line five times. Harden chipped in seven rebounds, five assists as well. A solid fantasy night for pretty much anyone except Harden, who is putting up absurd numbers this season.
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