Home » Sport

Rockets GM: James Harden Maybe the 'Best Offensive Player of All Time'

05 January, 2019, 07:46 | Author: Delia Walker
  • Rockets James Ennis nearing return Eric Gordon still out

Oh my god, James Harden is out of his mind.

Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors host James Harden and the Houston Rockets on Thursday, and Thompson will likely be tasked with the challenge of trying to stop Harden on offense.

The 2018 MVP - who had 44 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds - recorded his fifth successive 40-point game and hit a game-winning three-pointer with just a second remaining in OT at Oracle Arena.

Harden had one final chance at a game-winner but couldn't get it to fall, which sent the game to overtime.

Danny Kanell was joined by guest host Brady Quinn on Friday's "Off the Bench" podcast where they broke down Harden's ridiculous level of play and his clutch shooting before diving into comparisons to last season. "I don't know where it ranks, but I'm just happy to come away with a win", Harden said after the 135-134 overtime thriller. Even the ones that I miss, they feel good. Harden is averaging close to 40 points per during that stretch while taking over the distribution duties with CP3 still out. The only player in National Basketball Association history to average at least 30 points, eight assists, five rebounds and two steals per game was Jordan in 1988-89. "He's a master of the isolation and the step-back 3 and drawing fouls".

Steph Curry led the Warriors with 35 points and six assists, while Kevin Durant added 26 points and seven rebounds.



Solskjaer says no talks yet on long-term Man Utd future
Sanchez , in particular, will be a player to keep an eye on, after returning from a long injury layoff earlier this week. Even the ones that were on the bench.

FCC certification reveals details about the upcoming Galaxy M10
On the software front, the Samsung Galaxy A50 is expected to launch running on Android 9 Pie based on One UI skin. But if you've been dying to see Samsung launch a flagship phone with a flat screen, you might be in luck.

President Donald Trump gives military 4 months to leave Syria
His announcement of an abrupt withdrawal of United States forces cost him his defence secretary when Jim Mattis quit in protest. Dunford Jr., the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, had communed with national security adviser, John R.

Michael Owen states his prediction for Man City v Liverpool FC
It's the third of January, it's a very important game for both teams and I would use it as motivation for the other team'. Speaking ahead of Liverpool's win against Arsenal, Klopp said: "Milly is Milly, that means he is again ahead of schedule".

‘Stranger Things’ season 3 gets release date
To celebrate the new year, Netflix released the first teaser trailer for Stranger Things 3 at midnight on December 31. Now we indeed have an official release date of July 4th (Independence Day), 2019.

Kim Wants More Summits With Moon to Tackle Nuclear Issue
The report did not include details about the message but said it related to US-North Korea talks, and was conciliatory in tone. The US president praised a "warm letter" from Pyongyang in September , although no date has been set for another meeting.

Sandra Bullock Is Not "The Lady From Bird Box", Children
Since its premiere on December 21, the original drama has been viewed by over 45 million accounts, the company reports. I'd hope we can assume there's a good faith basis for saying 45 million, but there aren't any more details offered.

Federer kickstarts 2019 preparation in Switzerland win
Federer faced three break points in his first service game, but kept his cool to race out to a 5-0 lead. The 37-year-old Federer overcame his 23-year-old opponent in a one-sided match lasting just 57 minutes.

TV actor Dipika Kakar stumps Sreesanth to win Bigg Boss 12
Termed one of the most controversial shows, Bigg Boss has experimented a lot with its format in all these years. "It was hard . I was very confident that " Big Boss " is about being you and I would be myself and that's the reason why I have won the show.

Tagovailoa outshines Murray to lead Alabama back to national title game
It's Alabama 45, Oklahoma 34, as the Heisman Trophy victor has thrown for two touchdowns and now run for another. I know it's a great season, and we've got a lot to be proud about, but coming up short wasn't the goal".