1. Dwight Howard's Return Offers Final MVP Test for James Harden

    James Harden has already made his loudest MVP argument. But with the race still too close to call, his campaign could still use a boost...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 days ago 7,565 reads 35 comments

  2. Are Heavy Minutes Finally Wearing Down James Harden?

    The question seemed reasonable, even routine. Rockets guard James Harden had played more minutes than anyone in the NBA . He had carried at least as heavy of a load...

    Jonathan Feigen Written by Jonathan Feigen about 5 days ago 14,089 reads 90 comments

  3. James Harden Makes 20 Free Throws for 2nd Time This Season

    Houston Rockets guard James Harden is the only player in the NBA to make 20 or more free throws in a game this season and has now accomplished the feat twice within a matter of just five days, according to ESPN Stats & Information ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 6 days ago 1,675 reads 2 comments

  4. Monday NBA Roundup: James Harden's Scoring Crown Key to Rockets' Playoff Push

    Call James Harden the "Iron Chef of Houston," because when he's cooking, the Houston Rockets (47-23) can't be stopped...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 days ago 44,244 reads 401 comments

  5. Dwight Howard's Absence Making James Harden's MVP Case Even Stronger

    James Harden should be this year’s MVP. Stephen Curry has done more with more. Russell Westbrook and Anthony Davis have done less with less. And LeBron James has done less with more...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 days ago 6,815 reads 92 comments

  6. Ranking the Most Incredible Individual Scoring Performances from 2014-15 Season

    James Harden is all about the points. Let's follow his lead. Thursday night saw Harden torch the Denver Nuggets for 50 points in the Houston Rockets' 118-108 victory...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 10 days ago 34,116 reads 183 comments

  7. NBA MVP Candidates' Greatest NCAA Tournament Moments

    Before the Splash Brothers joined forces to unleash a torrent of three-point destruction upon the NBA; before fake beards and unibrows became best sellers at concession stands in ...

    Nick R Moyle Written by Nick R Moyle about 10 days ago 393 reads 0 comments

  8. How Team USA Experience Transformed Harden into a Mature MVP Favorite

    James Harden has gone from role player on the Oklahoma City Thunder to an All-Star starter with the Houston Rockets . He has transitioned into superstardom seemingly overnight...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 10 days ago 12,068 reads 61 comments

  9. What Else Does James Harden Have to Do to Prove He's NBA's Most Valuable Player?

    With five players firmly entrenched in the NBA 's MVP race, it's been impossible for one to create separation from the pack, to gain anything more than a temporary edge over a historically deep field...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 10 days ago 45,432 reads 483 comments

  10. James Harden Scores 50 vs. Nuggets: Highlights and Twitter Reaction

    Houston Rockets star James Harden is doing everything he can to distance himself from Stephen Curry and LeBron James in the NBA Most Valuable Player discussion...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 days ago 31,610 reads 228 comments

  11. Houston Rockets Have Found the Right Help for James Harden in the Playoffs

    When the Houston Rockets played the Utah Jazz on March 12, James Harden had one of his worst games of the year, and the Jazz thrashed the Rockets, 109-91. It was a continuation of Harden’s recent three-game slump...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 14 days ago 23,369 reads 72 comments

  12. James Harden Makes Bold Statement and Other Friday NBA Takeaways

    James Harden has a poignant message for the rest of the NBA . I'm here, too. It's been a weird week for Harden...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 23 days ago 36,042 reads 214 comments

  13. The Secret Behind James Harden Stirring the Pot This Season

    If you've been watching Houston Rockets guard James Harden do his thing lately, you've probably noticed that he's been using some sort of "stirring the pot" gesture whenever he hits a big shot...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 25 days ago 144,133 reads 124 comments

  14. 5 Takeaways from Houston Rockets' Chippy Win over Cleveland Cavaliers

    In a contentious scrap, the Houston Rockets front man James Harden outdueled LeBron James to lead his team to a 105-103 overtime victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday...

    Douglas J Miller Written by Douglas J Miller about 27 days ago 4,755 reads 3 comments

  15. James Harden Suspended 1 Game for Kicking LeBron James: Latest Details, Reaction

    The NBA has suspended Houston Rockets guard James Harden for one game after he kicked LeBron James in Sunday's 105-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers, per Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 27 days ago 104,610 reads 523 comments

  16. Gabrielle Union Calls out NBA, Says League Should Suspend James Harden for Kick

    In case anyone is still unclear, let it be known: James Harden kicked LeBron James in the peaches Sunday night. That happened...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 28 days ago 68,002 reads 160 comments

  17. Houston Rockets Dub James Harden 'The King' After Beating Cleveland Cavaliers

    After beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-103 in a thrilling overtime game Sunday, the Houston Rockets made an even bolder statement with their postgame tweet. James Harden and LeBron James went back and forth in a classic...

    Ken Chin Written by Ken Chin about 28 days ago 141,304 reads 659 comments

  18. LeBron James, James Harden Scuffle: Video, Comments and Reaction

    The officials in the Cleveland Cavaliers-Houston Rockets game Sunday afternoon gave players a lot of leeway, and things often got chippy between the two teams, notably between LeBron James and James Harden ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 28 days ago 128,737 reads 447 comments

  19. James Harden Earns Flagrant Foul After Kick to LeBron James' Groin

    Things are getting chippy in Houston, with LeBron James in the middle of everything. Early in the third quarter of Sunday's game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Houston Rockets, ...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 29 days ago 481,276 reads 403 comments

  20. Battle with LeBron James Will Be an MVP Litmus Test for James Harden

    James Harden 's NBA MVP opportunity is standing in front of him. It just happens to be taking the form of a 6'8", 250-pound freight train known as LeBron James ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 29 days ago 27,887 reads 269 comments