James Harden Rumors

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James Harden
James Harden
Position: G
Born: 08/26/89
Height: 6-5 / 1.96
Weight:220 lbs. / 99.8 kg.
Salary: $28,299,399
CBS: Did you get to show everything you can do at Arizona? Alkins: For sure I feel like I’m definitely going to showcase a lot more in the NBA, especially with the spacing and the three-second rule. That three-second rule is a killer because of the fact that you can’t stay in the lane and pack it like college. In college, you can just stay there the whole time. Now the guy has gotta be out the way. It makes it a lot easier to get to the rim. Pick-and-roll is going to be easier because of the fact that there’s a lot more space in the NBA, there’s not that much help. Basically you’re just like on an island. Watching James Harden and actually talking to James, who told me, like, a couple tips — basically what he does when he’s at the top of the key, he’s dribbling the ball and he’s not even worried about his first defender. He’s not worried about the guy guarding him.
James will have three full weeks now to dig into the various options, study the landscape for the most fertile locales for title contention and, perhaps most crucially, make clandestine connections with the starry likes of Paul George, Kawhi Leonard and, yes, Paul and James Harden to explore the prospects of teaming up somewhere with stars of that ilk. But this is as far as I’ll go with guarantees before the LeBron Sweepstakes officially begin: James will not feel as though he owes Cleveland anything after these last four seasons.