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James Harden • #13 • G
Status:Off season
Ht/Wt:6'5", 220 lbs.
Born:Aug 26, 1989 (28 yrs) in Bellflower, CA
From:Arizona State
Experience:9 years
Drafted:Drafted by Oklahoma City in 2009 (1/3).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Oklahoma City in 2012.
2017-18 Season Stats
G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG TPG PPG
YTD 72 72 35.4 .449 .367 .858 5.4 8.8 1.8 0.7 4.4 30.4
Playoffs 17 17 36.5 .410 .299 .887 5.2 6.8 2.2 0.6 3.8 28.6
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Scouting Report
Assets: Can be near-unstoppable offensively, and is a regular triple-double threat. 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 an elite passer / distributor, and a strong rebounder for a guard.
Flaws: Disappears for stretches defensively. Hugely turnover-prone (to an historic degree) 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).
Career Potential: Elite offensive combo guard and perennial MVP candidate.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NBA Maurice Podoloff Trophy 2017-18
NBA All-NBA First Team 2017-18, 2016-17, 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 2017-18, 2016-17, 2015-16, 2014-15, 2013-14, 2012-13
NCAA John R. Wooden Award All-American Team 2008-09
Olympics Member of the gold-winning U.S. Olympic Team 2012
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