James Harden’s numbers since joining the Nets are astounding. He’s averaging 25.5 points, 11.4 assists and 8.7 rebounds with a shooting line of 56/42/85 and eight, count ‘em, eight triple doubles in 23 games.
Even though the “Big Three” has started only six games out of 37, they are on track for the best offensive rating in NBA history!
In fact, ALL the punditry on him was wrong. Dribble, dribble, dribble, they said, suggesting there was no way he and Kyrie Irving —and Kevin Durant, when healthy— could share one basketball. And they laughed when Harden responded to a question about what he brought to the Nets, with this: “an elite player, elite teammate, elite leader.”
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