1. James Harden Expects to See a '20-Year-Old' Kobe Bryant on the Court This Season

    Everybody is curious to see how Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant plays this season after he has missed parts of the last two seasons with serious leg injuries...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 22 hours ago 93,555 reads 270 comments

  2. Jerry Colangelo Calls James Harden the Leader of Team USA

    USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo was just answering a question, but in the process he may have given this team both guidance and a slick slogan. Don't fear the beard — follow it...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 day ago 7,380 reads 43 comments

  3. Why James Harden and Dwight Howard Are Under Enormous Pressure to Win Now

    As the self-proclaimed "cornerstones" of the Houston Rockets , the pressure is on Dwight Howard and James Harden to immediately take this team to another level...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 3 days ago 1,932 reads 4 comments

  4. Houston Rockets' Personnel Is Ready to Improve Defense

    The Houston Rockets need to be better defenders, and they know it. Superstar and team leader James Harden has begun to lead the charge toward improvement after a year spent getting humiliated by I nternet video montages of his lax coverage...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 5 days ago 5,810 reads 27 comments

  5. Where Does James Harden Actually Rank on NBA Superstar Totem Pole?

    James Harden is a superstar. Hem and haw over his status as some might, it's the truth. Perception of where he stands is helped along by playing a position (shooting guard) ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 days ago 55,740 reads 313 comments

  6. 5 Reasons Why Houston Rockets Could Surpass Expectations Next Year

    A painful first-round exit turned into an even worse offseason, but it's not time to panic just yet for the Houston Rockets ...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 9 days ago 11,902 reads 76 comments

  7. James Harden Believes He Is the Best Basketball Player Alive

    If you asked anyone who the best basketball player alive is, most people will answer either LeBron James or Kevin Durant . James Harden 's name probably doesn't come up in that conversation unless you are talking to Houston Rockets fans...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 11 days ago 147,119 reads 654 comments

  8. Is Dwight Howard Ready to Put the Houston Rockets on His Back?

    Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard hasn't shied away from putting a target on his back, but for the Rockets to have any substantial success in the 2014-15 season, he'll have to put the team on his back a well...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 18 days ago 19,204 reads 74 comments

  9. James Harden Questions Landon Donovan's Short Memory in Funny Foot Locker Ad

    In a new Foot Locker ad, Landon Donovan is the latest to show James Harden that the greatest athletes have short memories...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 18 days ago 107,849 reads 43 comments

  10. James Harden Discusses Paul George's Injury, Team USA and Personal Development

    James Harden of the Houston Rockets is one of the burgeoning young superstars in the NBA , having transitioned in the last few years from sixth man with the Oklahoma City Thunder to team leader and elite scorer with the Rockets...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 19 days ago 41,572 reads 187 comments

  11. Do Dwight Howard and James Harden 'Eat Separately' from Rockets Teammates?

    Dwight Howard and James Harden 's leadership skills just continue to come under fire. UPDATE on Friday, August 8 at 5:50 p.m. ET by Adam Fromal Sometimes, a lot can be lost in translation...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 22 days ago 532,651 reads 507 comments

  12. 3 Ways James Harden Must Improve to Become Truly Elite in 2014-15

    James Harden of the Houston Rockets is one of the best scorers in the NBA , but he’s still a step below the NBA’s truly elite. If and when he addresses the flaws in his game, he has it in him to be the MVP and lead the Rockets to a title...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 26 days ago 20,653 reads 135 comments