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How are Russ and Harden coexisting? Let's examine what's going on in Houston.
Tonight on ESPN, the Rockets - led by a reunited James Harden and Russell Westbrook - play host to the LA Clippers. But Houston's superstars share a complex past, which they are hoping will lead to a mutually beneficial future. NBA analyst Kirk Goldsberry joins Mina Kimes to explore how the Harden-Westbrook relationship will shape the Rockets' season.
Rockets guard Eric Gordon will have surgery to clean up debris in his knee and will be out six weeks, coach Mike D'Antoni said.
Picture a pick and roll in your mind's eye.
Here's how the NBA world has reacted since a tweet from the Houston GM ignited an international controversy.
James Harden's 39 points on Monday bumped his average to 37.3 through the first 10 games, the highest the league has seen in the 50 years.
James Harden scored 39 points, including 13 straight during a stretch of the fourth quarter, and the Houston Rockets beat the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans 122-116 Monday night.
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Alvin Gentry on James Harden: "To me, he's the most difficult matchup in the league."
A rough week for the former No. 1 opens the path to the early season throne.
After struggling defensively to start the season, the Rockets have been more aggressive of late, and James Harden praised the team's approach after its 117-94 win over the Bulls on Saturday night.
James Harden narrowly missed his first triple-double of the season, finishing with 42 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists as the Houston Rockets pulled away in the second half and beat the Chicago Bulls 117-94 on Saturday night.
In our latest installment of NBA Stat Battle, senior sportswriters Neil Paine and Chris Herring try to decide if James Harden's new (well ...
With so many top players and teams struggling early on, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon join Brian Windhorst to discuss what's wrong with the Rockets, what's right with the Lakers (16:06) and why a few of the league's most notable names can't seem to get it right early on (29:28).
James Harden had 36 points and 13 assists and the Houston Rockets routed Golden State 129-112 on Wednesday night, sending the short-handed Warriors to their sixth loss in eight games this season.
Points Per Game120.31st
Rebounds Per Game46.710th
Assists Per Game23.221st