James Edward Harden Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for Arizona State, where he was named a consensus All-American and Pac-10 Player of the Year in 2009. Harden was selected with the third overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft by the Oklahoma City Thunder. In 2012, he was named NBA Sixth Man of the Year with the Thunder and helped the team reach the NBA Finals.
According to Deadspin, reigning NBA MVP James Harden is averaging 39.7 points and 8.5 assist for the Houston Rockets in his last 11 games. Harden has nearly completely picked up the slack since Rockets..
James Harden scored 31 points for his 30th straight 30-point game despite dealing with a shoulder injury to lead the Houston Rockets to a 120-104 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night
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