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James Harden
STRENGTHS:
- Ability to get to free throw line
- All-around offensive polish
- Craftiness
- Decision making
- Efficiency
- Excellent skill-level
- Executes offensively
- Mix between scoring/passing
- Scoring instincts
- Shot-selection
- Transition play
- Versatility
- Ability to create own shot
- Aggressive slashing mentality
- Change of gears/Hesitation moves
- Ability to get in passing lanes
- Commitment to playing defense
- Off-ball defense
- Assertiveness
- Coachable
- Fundamentals
- Likelihood of reaching potential
- Strong Intangibles
- Unselfishness
- Winning mentality
- Work ethic
- Basketball instincts
- High-level productivity
- Left-handed
- Young for class
- Ability to create for others
- Court vision
- Passing skills
- Ability to finish around basket
- Balance
- Body control
- Coordination
- Solid frame
- Defensive rebounding
- 3-point shooting
- Ability to catch and shoot
WEAKNESSES:
- Mid-range game
- Turnover prone
- Ball-handling skills w/either hand
- Limited upside?
- Unorthodox style
- Average athleticism
- Average size
- Ability to shoot off the dribble
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DraftExpress2: RT @rafjuc Mateusz Ponitka (@1Ponitka0) is spending an off-season in the US. His picture with James Harden (@JHarden13) http://t.co/0YK8RXu2026
2013-06-22 09:02:26
DraftExpress2: Mateusz Ponitka (@1Ponitka0) is spending an off-season in the US. His picture with James Harden (@JHarden13) http://t.co/0YK8RXCsm8
2013-06-21 14:53:35
DraftExpress2: Two undrafted players a mid-season signing out of Russia a second round pick and James Harden on the floor for the Rockets.
2013-04-24 19:52:02
DraftExpress: James Harden and Manu Ginobili disagree. RT @MedcalfByESPN I don't get the Russ Smith off the bench maneuver if it's only about basketball.
2013-01-26 14:27:14
DraftExpress: He's a very unique player. RT @Ali_Dar91 Remember when people were worried about James Harden's athleticism and perimeter shooting?
2012-11-03 12:55:33
Top 25s - Full List
RankCategoryTotal
19Stl/401.8
17Stl/40p1.8
23PER29.2
24EFF23.4
17Pts/g20.1
14Pts/40p25.2
14Pts704
11TO/g3.4
25TO/403.8
13TO/40p4.2
Team: Rockets College Team: Arizona State
PhysicalsPositionsRankings SalaryMisc
H: 6' 5"
W: 222 lbs
Bday: 08/26/1989
(24 Years Old)
Current: SG
NBA:   SG
Possible: SG
RSCI: 18
Agent: Rob Pelinka
Current Salary:$13,668,750
High School: Artesia
Hometown: Lakewood, CA
Drafted:  Pick 3 in 2009 by Thunder
Best Case: Manu Ginobili
Worst Case: Jason Terry

Predraft Measurements
YearSourceHeight w/o ShoesHeight w/shoesWeightWingspanStanding ReachBody FatNo Step VertMax Vert
2009NBA Draft Combine6' 4"6' 5.25"2226' 10.75"8' 7.5"10.131.537.0

Basic Per Game Statistics - Comprehensive Stats - Statistical Top 25s
YearLeagueNameGPMinPtsFGFGAFG%2Pt2PtA2P%3Pt3PtA3P%FTMFTAFT%OffDefTOTAstsStlsBlksTOsPFs
2013/14NBAJames Harden7338.025.47.516.545.65.19.951.62.46.636.67.99.186.60.83.94.76.11.60.43.62.4

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