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Harden had another huge game Thursday against the Warriors, finishing with 38 points (13-21 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 9-10 FT), 10 rebounds, and nine assists over 41 minutes.

Harden has come just shy of a triple-double in two straight games against the Warriors. He had an opportunity to hit the game winner, but was unable to get the shot off as time expired. Harden should continue to put up elite numbers as the series transitions to Houston for Games 3 and 4.

James Harden SG HOU 3 days ago

Harden grazed a triple-double in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals against the Warriors, posting 28 points, 11 rebounds, nine assists, and four steals in 42 minutes of action.

Harden had a remarkable performance Tuesday, but unfortunately it wasn't enough to put the Rockets on top by the end of regulation. They blew a decent lead in the game, and Harden wasn't able to carry them through the fourth quarter. Still, look for him to have another chance to put up a strong performance in Game 2.

James Harden SG HOU 6 days ago

Harden posted 31 points, seven rebounds, eight assists, three steals, and one block in 43 minutes of action in Game 7 against the Clippers.

Harden helped the Rockets advance to the Western Conference Finals after being down to the Clippers 2-3 after the first five games. It's apparent that the Warriors-Rockets series will be a hard-fought one, and it's reasonable to expect Harden to put out his best efforts moving forward.

James Harden SG HOU 6 days ago

Harden will be in the starting lineup for game seven at home against the Clippers, The Houston Chronicle reports.

Harden rode the bench in fourth quarter while Corey Brewer and Josh Smith led a crazy comeback to win game six, but should be ready to resume a full compliment of minutes in game seven. The winner advances to face Golden State on the road in the Western Conference Finals later this week.

James Harden SG HOU 1 week ago

Harden is still dealing with flu-like symptoms but is expected to play in Game 6 against the Clippers on Thursday, ESPN reports.

Harden exited Game 5 late in the fourth quarter due to illness, and while he's still dealing with symptoms, it's difficult to imagine him missing an elimination game. "He looked OK," coach Kevin McHale said. "He had a little bit of a cough. We just had a meeting and watched some film. We didn't do anything. He looked OK." It sounds as though Harden will likely be less than 100 percent, but considering he put up a triple-double Tuesday after requiring an IV before the game, he remains a strong daily play.

James Harden SG HOU 1 week ago

Harden (illness) went to Houston's locker room late in the fourth quarter Tuesday and did not return for the remainder of the game against Los Angeles. TNT's broadcast reported that it is a precautionary measure and is not considered to be serious.

TNT's Tracy Wolfson reported that Harden had been dealing with a cold prior to Game 5. Harden reported to the locker room late in the game as the outcome had all-but been decided with the Rockets holding a commanding lead. He should be able to play Thursday for Game 6. Despite the cold, Harden posted a triple-double in Game 5 with 26 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists.

James Harden SG HOU 1 week ago

Harden notched a triple-double and posted 26 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists in 43 minutes of action in Game 5's win against the Clippers.

The Rockets were playing to avoid elimination, and Harden certainly stepped up and took the challenge. He has been averaging 24.8 points, 6.0 rebounds, 9.2 assists, and 1.0 steals in the series so far, and should continue to hit that clip at a normal rate moving forward.

James Harden SG HOU 2 weeks ago

Harden finished Game 4's loss to the Clippers on Sunday with 21 points (5-12 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 9-10 FT), eight rebounds and six assists in 32 minutes.

Harden was one of the lone bright spots for the Rockets in this loss. Though the Rockets trail 3-1 in his series, Harden is averaging 24.5 points, 4.8 rebounds, nine assists and 1.3 steals per game.

James Harden SG HOU 2 weeks ago

Harden posted 25 points, three rebounds, 11 assists, and one block in 36 minutes of action in Game 3's loss to the Clippers.

Harden looked frustrated with the Rockets down against the Clippers for the majority of the game. He still put up a strong performance, but he'll have to reduce the amount of turnovers (5 on Friday) if he'll want to tie the series up in Game 4.

James Harden SG HOU 2 weeks ago

Harden scored 32 points (7-17 FG, 3-10 3Pt, 15-15 FT) with three rebounds, seven assists, one block and one steal in 35 minutes during Wednesday's Game 2 victory against the Clippers.

Harden also had seven turnovers, but relentlessly attacked the basket all night, hence his large number of free throws. He is averaging 27 points and 8.3 assists so far during the post-season.