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7 2013 NBA Free Agents James Harden Should Recruit to Houston Rockets
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The Houston Rockets find themselves with a bona fide star player in James Harden, and despite the fact that he has his down games with his up games, it seems that he's the perfect person to recruit future free agents with.

Not only is Harden a guy you can build a team around, but he just signed a long-term extension with the Rockets and is going to be in place for a few years. Add that to the fact that he's only 23 years old and has NBA FInals experience and you've got yourself an interesting young player.

In fact, it seems that Harden is aware of his station and has taken it unto himself to make a run at some free agents next season, already talking to some guys about coming to Houston to join him, Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik.

On the surface it seems as if the Rockets are set at point guard, small forward (obviously) and center. However, their frontcourt depth makes you wonder how much more they want to add there, and the development of Chandler Parsons makes it seem like he's going to have a lock on the small forward spot unless the right guy comes along.

Of course, if the right guy comes along and wants to sign with the Rockets, I'm sure they'd be able to shuffle the lineup around in any direction if need be.

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