James Harden returned to Brooklyn’s lineup Monday but made it through just four minutes before his right hamstring trouble resurfaced.James Harden hurt again, but Kyrie Irving scores 40 to lead Nets over Knicks — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports
Danny Ainge admitted back in January the Boston Celtics considered trading for James Harden, only to decide against it once the Houston Rockets stuck to their “really high” asking price. Fair enough. Although a new report from The Athletic’s Sam Amick suggests the Celtics president of basketball operations might be downplaying Boston’s pursuit of the […]Celtics’ James Harden Trade Pursuit Was Very Real, Based On New Report — NESN.com
James Harden scored 30 points, dished out 15 assists and pulled down 14 rebounds as the Brooklyn Nets earned a 124-113 overtime win over the host San Antonio Spurs on Monday. Brooklyn scored the first eight points of the extra period and never looked back, winning its ninth game in its past 10 contests. The […]NBA roundup: James Harden lifts Nets to OT win over Spurs — Stabroek News
With Durant and Irving out for the night, Harden came up clutch.Watch Harden score 38, spark Nets comeback from 24 down to top Suns — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports
Kevin Durant (8.4), James Harden (8.3) and Kyrie Irving (8.2) are first, second and third in the league in fourth-quarter scoring this season. Next-highest: 7.3 points (Beal and Lillard).
Since quarter stats were first tracked (1996-97), the highest fourth-quarter ppg a Net has ever posted was 7.3 fourth-quarter ppg for Vince Carter in 2005-06.
Mike D’Antoni’s move to Brooklyn was one of the reasons Harden felt comfortable there.Harden says Mike D’Antoni was part of reason he wanted to come to Nets — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports
Harden had no practice time with the Nets and sure didn’t need it, becoming the first player in franchise history to have a triple-double in his debut.Harden Debuts With Triple-Double, Durant Scores 42, Nets Win — CBS New York
Editor’s note: This is the Wednesday, Jan. 13 edition of the Purple & Bold Lakers newsletter from reporter Kyle Goon. To receive the newsletter in your inbox, sign up here. A 117-100 drubbing by the Lakers was the final straw in a frayed relationship for Houston and James Harden, who said Tuesday night, “I don’t…Does the James Harden trade help the Nets catch the Lakers? — Press Telegram
HOUSTON — James Harden doesn’t want to be a Houston Rocket. On Wednesday, the Rockets told him they didn’t want him at practice after his inflammatory comments about the team. “We felt it was best for James and best for the group for him not to come to practice,” coach Stephen Silas said. The disgruntled…James Harden kept out of practice after he disparages Rockets — The Denver Post
“I mean, this situation is crazy. It’s something that I don’t think can be fixed.”James Harden: Houston Rockets “just not good enough” — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports
The NBA commissioner clarified the punishment handed down to Rockets star James Harden for violating the COVID-19 protocol.Adam Silver: James Harden Not Suspended Because Violation Was First Offense — NBC4 Washington
Harden is not discussing his trade request or if he is happy in Houston.Report: Miami Heat pull out of James Harden trade talks — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports