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Houston Rockets Western Southwest
James Harden • #13 • G
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'5", 220 lbs.
Born:Aug 26, 1989 (27 yrs) in Bellflower, CA
From:Arizona State
Experience:7 years
Drafted:Drafted by Oklahoma City in 2009 (1/3).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Oklahoma City in 2012.
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Scouting Report
Assets: Can be near-unstoppable as a scorer: has a rare ability to dominate both from the arc and driving the lane. Uses supreme instincts, fakes, footwork, physicality, and a great Euro-step to get his shot off and convert. Also very capable running the point, and a strong rebounder for a guard.
Flaws: Very turnover-prone, and will play out of control at times. Still streaky for stretches, especially in terms of getting to the charity stripe. Still needs to consistently show he can raise his game in pressure situations (especially in the postseason). Disappears for stretches defensively.
Career Potential: Elite scoring combo guard & regular MVP candidate.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NBA All-NBA First Team 2014-15, 2013-14
NBA All-NBA Third Team 2012-13
NBA Sixth Man of the Year 2011-12
NBA All-Rookie Second Team 2009-10
NBA Played in the All-Star Game 2015-16, 2014-15, 2013-14, 2012-13
Olympics Member of the gold-winning U.S. Olympic Team 2012
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