Houston Rockets

Position
G
 
Jersey
13
Name  James Harden
Born  8/26/1989
Height  6-5
Weight  220
College  Arizona State
3/25/2015 10:40:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden posted a double-double during Wednesday's victory over the Pelicans.
Insight: Harden finished with 25 points and 10 assists, along with six rebounds, one steal, one block, and two turnovers. His play has undoubtedly warranted MVP honors, but the race is extremely close.
 
3/23/2015 9:45:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden hit 21 free throws on his way to 44 points on Monday versus the Pacers.
Insight: Harden has done an incredible job of getting to the line all season as he leads the league with 8.6 free-throw makes per game and 9.9 attempts per game. In addition to the 44 points, Harden also had seven assists, four rebounds, two steals and two blocks.
 
3/21/2015 10:58:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden had a rough night during Saturday's loss to the Suns.
Insight: He shot just 5-of-19 from the field for 16 points, five dimes, two boards, one 3-pointer, two blocks, and five turnovers. Chalk this one up as just an off-night for arguably the NBA MVP.
 
3/19/2015 10:35:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden had a whopping 50 points against the Nuggets on Thursday.
Insight: Harden finished 12-of-27 from the field and struggled from downtown, going 4-for-12, but he continues to dominate at the line, making 22-of-25 on Thursday. Harden also had 10 rebounds, four assists and a steal. Harden is one of the three finalists for fantasy MVP this season.
 
3/17/2015 10:31:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden had 17 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three steals in the victory over the Magic.
Insight: Harden didn't shoot very well, going 4-for-14 from the field, but as usual, he capitalized at the line (8-for-11). He also filled the stat sheet in other catgories.
 
3/15/2015 6:18:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden was a ridiculous 17-of-18 from the line during Sunday's 100-98 victory against the Clippers.
Insight: He finished with 34 points, seven assists, seven rebounds, three 3-pointers, and three turnovers. Despite Russell Westbrook's absurd play of late, Harden is still arguably the favorite to take home the MVP award.
 
3/8/2015 9:26:00 AM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden had a typical night on Saturday against Denver.
Insight: He was 8-of-19 from the field, 10-of-11 from the line, and 2-of-4 from deep for 28 points, seven dimes, four rebounds, two steals, and four turnovers. Harden is arguably the favorite for MVP honors.
 
3/6/2015 10:37:00 PM
Description: Rockets guard James Harden recorded his third triple-double of the season versus the Pistons on Friday.
Insight: Harden scored 38 points with 12 rebounds and 12 assists. He was 10-of-21 from the field and 16-for-18 at the line. Unfortunately, he also had seven turnovers. If fantasy leagues gave out MVP awards, it is hard to find a better statistical guy than Harden.
 
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?
 

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