Category: James Harden

James Harden Goes Into Every Game With the Mindset That He Can’t Be Guarded

Monday, March 4th, 2013

The Oklahoma City Thunder needed to make a decision on the future of their franchise. With Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook already signed to massive contracts, the Thunder had to decide on either James Harden or Serge Ibaka for the future. OKC chose Ibaka. The Thunder's loss has been Houston's ...

Houston Rockets’ Jeremy Lin: “I Think We’re Building Something Special”

Monday, February 11th, 2013

In one offseason the Houston Rockets have gone from an afterthought in the Western Conference to one of the most exciting teams in the NBA. While the blockbuster trade for James Harden has a lot to do with it, it's also the risky free agent pickups of Omer Asik and ...

The New Look Rockets Have Taken Off Early This Season

Monday, January 7th, 2013

The Houston Rockets were one of the most aggressive teams in the NBA this offseason. The Rockets signed Omer Asik and Jeremy Lin and they made a blockbuster trade to bring James Harden to Houston as well. Those moves have paid huge dividends early on this season. After a bit ...

James Harden Adjusts to Life as an Everyday Starter in Houston, Begins Recruiting Help

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

James Harden is settling into life in Houston and he's been an absolute monster for the Rockets. Harden was averaging 23.6 points and 5.4 assists per game heading into Wednesday night's action. The former Oklahoma City guard is now adjusting to being the main man on his new team, but explains ...

Daryl Morey on James Harden: “He was way better than we could’ve thought”

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Going back all the way to last year, the Rockets tried and failed numerous times in their attempt to bring a cornerstone piece to the franchise. Their attempts at Pau Gasol, Andrew Bynum and Dwight Howard all went for naught. However, the Rockets finally landed their man. Just a few ...

LeBron, Carmelo, Durant and Blake Griffin Weigh in on Team USA’s Upcoming Test at 2012 Olympic Games

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

In 2008, Team USA Basketball was dubbed The Redeem Team during their quest to bounce back from a disappointing bronze medal showing in the 2004 Olympics and then a third-place finish in the 2006 World Championships during their eventual gold medal conquest at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. That motivation won't ...

The Emergence of the Oklahoma City Thunder

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

The Oklahoma City Thunder has been one of the biggest surprises thus far in the NBA this season.  They are currently the sixth seed in the Western Conference with a record of 37-23 behind the Phoenix Suns.  This time last year, the Thunder are 20-50 and on their way to ...

Sam Presti Explains Decision To Pass On Ricky Rubio For James Harden

Monday, June 29th, 2009

With the 2009 NBA Draft over with, let's continue our post mortem here on Sports Radio Interviews by checking in with Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti. The Thunder were one of the league's worst teams in 2008-2009, winning just 23 games. Considering the start they had though in ...

Herb Sendek And The Sun Devils Are Ready For Post-Season Play

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Herb Sendek never really got the credit and recognition he deserved coaching in the shadows of the Duke and North Carolina programs when he was at North Carolina State. Now that he has Arizona State poised to make its first NCAA Tournament in years, Sendek is finally being appreciated for ...

James Harden And The Sun Devils Continue To Fly High

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

I'm personally not surprised that former NC State head coach Herb Sendek has turned the Arizona State Sun Devils basketball program around in such a short period of time. The expectations put upon him in Tar Heel country were absurd and totally stood in the way of people objectively appreciating ...