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The reason Rockets took Nets’ James Harden trade offer

The reason Rockets took Nets’ James Harden trade offer

The NBA was shaken by the four-team trade that took place this past week, as James Harden landed with the Brooklyn Nets to play alongside his former teammate Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. The deal ended a lengthy saga with the Houston Rockets after Harden asked for a trade prior to the season. While it […] The post The reason Rockets took Nets’ James Harden trade offer appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Nothin' But Nets Jan 15, 2021

Why the real Brooklyn Nets died after the James Harden trade

With only three working ACLs left out of a possible 10 still on the roster, I’m instead now supposed to root for a bunch of spontaneous strangers who, effectively, have Christopher Colombused a peaceful (and ascending) franchise.  Why the real Brooklyn Nets died after the James Harden trade - Nothin But Nets - Nothin But Nets - Brooklyn Nets News and Fan Community
ClutchPoints Jan 16, 2021
Dwyane Wade on one major aspect of Nets’ trade for James Harden people are overlooking

Dwyane Wade on one major aspect of Nets’ trade for James Harden people are overlooking

The public consensus was that the Brooklyn Nets will have a hard time with three ball-dominant superstars following the acquisition of James Harden to join Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Retired NBA superstar Dwyane Wade, however, recently made a compelling case why the blockbuster trade for Harden could actually reap success for Brooklyn. After Harden’s […] The post Dwyane Wade on one major aspect of Nets’ trade for James Harden people are overlooking appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 16, 2021
Caris LeVert’s physical hiccup cashes Pacers another pick in James Harden trade

Caris LeVert’s physical hiccup cashes Pacers another pick in James Harden trade

After an issue was discovered during Caris LeVert’s physical with the Indiana Pacers, an additional second-round pick and cash were sent by the Brooklyn Nets to complete the James Harden blockbuster trade, per The Athletic’s Shams Charania. The Pacers will receive a 2024 second-round pick from Brooklyn (via the Cleveland Cavaliers) and cash, ultimately completing […] The post Caris LeVert’s physical hiccup cashes Pacers another pick in James Harden trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 15, 2021
Charles Barkley’s savage first reaction to James Harden trade to Nets

Charles Barkley’s savage first reaction to James Harden trade to Nets

The biggest news in the NBA world in the past week came on Wednesday when the Houston Rockets dealt James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets. While making an appearance on ESPN with Stephen A. Smith, Charles Barkley shared his first reaction to Harden’s blockbuster trade to the Nets. Barkley said that when he heard that […] The post Charles Barkley’s savage first reaction to James Harden trade to Nets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
NetsDaily Jan 16, 2021
New look Nets host Magic ... in James Harden’s debut?!?

New look Nets host Magic ... in James Harden’s debut?!?

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports We’re stepping into the light. On a day when the Brooklyn Nets made the trade of a lifetime, they had to step on to the court shorthanded. With nine guys able to dress and on the back leg of a back-to-back, they took it to the New York Knicks and gave Brooklyn fans a win to wrap up a hectic day. The opponent tonight will be the Orlando Magic. It’s been a better than expected season (6-6) for Steve Clifford’s injury-plagued squad and they hope to sneak back into the postseason this year. This is the second night of a back-to-back for...
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James Harden to the Nets? Of course, it'll work. But can the trade redeem Steve Nash?

James Harden to the Nets? Of course, it'll work. But can the trade redeem Steve Nash?

Steve Nash led a high-scoring attack in Phoenix as a player. Now, he has a potent offense as a coach. Can he guide the Nets to new heights?        
ClutchPoints Jan 15, 2021
Steve Nash dismisses James Harden’s clown behavior before Nets trade

Steve Nash dismisses James Harden’s clown behavior before Nets trade

Brooklyn Nets head coach Steve Nash is not concerned with James Harden’s broodiness prior to his departure from Houston. Nash deflected questions about Harden’s ugly Rockets breakup, instead pointing out “The Beard” was the face of the franchise for a number of seasons: “I think James carried that team for many years,” Nash said, via […] The post Steve Nash dismisses James Harden’s clown behavior before Nets trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 15, 2021
Lakers Need Not Worry About The Nets Even After The James Harden Trade

Lakers Need Not Worry About The Nets Even After The James Harden Trade

The Brooklyn Nets finally made the move for James Harden and now they employ three of the best offensive players in the NBA. However, does that now mean they are the favorites instead of the defending Los Angeles Lakers? On the daily Locked On Lakers Podcast, host Anthony Irwin and Pete Zayas (LakerFilmRoom) reacted to […] The post Lakers Need Not Worry About The Nets Even After The James Harden Trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 15, 2021
Kyrie Irving’s status for James Harden’s possible Nets debut after protocol violation, $50,000 fine

Kyrie Irving’s status for James Harden’s possible Nets debut after protocol violation, $50,000 fine

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving — whom fans want to see alongside James Harden — will most likely not return to the team this Saturday against the Orlando Magic, as reported by ESPN’s Malika Andrews: Sources: Kyrie Irving will be out due to health and safety protocols for Saturday’s game against Orlando. While Irving has […] The post Kyrie Irving’s status for James Harden’s possible Nets debut after protocol violation, $50,000 fine appeared first on ClutchPoints.
NESN.com Jan 14, 2021

Danny Ainge Reveals Why Celtics Didn’t Pursue James Harden Trade

As it turns out, those trade rumors about James Harden and the Boston Celtics were true. Harden on Wednesday was dealt from the Houston Rockets to the Brooklyn Nets in a blockbuster trade that was so NBA. Danny Ainge, appearing Thursday morning on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s “Toucher & Rich” show, confirmed the Celtics tossed […] The post Danny Ainge Reveals Why Celtics Didn’t Pursue James Harden Trade appeared first on NESN.com.
NetsDaily Jan 16, 2021
James Harden records triple-double in Nets debut as Brooklyn defeats Orlando, 122-115

James Harden records triple-double in Nets debut as Brooklyn defeats Orlando, 122-115

Photo by Sarah Stier/ Two out of three ain’t bad. With two of their “Big Three” on the court, the Nets opened their era with a win, defeating the Orlando Magic, 122-115, in Brooklyn Saturday night. With the win, the Nets extend their winning streak to a season-best three games improving to 8-6 on the season. The big story was James Harden, who suited up for the first time as a Net, putting on a clinic and showing he was the same Beard. From the stepback three’s to getting to the line to facilitating, Harden ended his Nets debut with a triple-double (47th...
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2021
Ben Simmons’ inclusion in James Harden trade talks draws blunt reaction from Doc Rivers

Ben Simmons’ inclusion in James Harden trade talks draws blunt reaction from Doc Rivers

Philadelphia 76ers head coach kept it real with his superstar Ben Simmons after reports surfaced that he was offered in the James Harden trade talks. The disgruntled Houston Rockets star was eventually moved to the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, as Simmons stayed put in the City of Brotherly Love. Doc admitted that there was a […] The post Ben Simmons’ inclusion in James Harden trade talks draws blunt reaction from Doc Rivers appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 15, 2021
James Harden’s heartfelt message to Rockets after trade to Nets

James Harden’s heartfelt message to Rockets after trade to Nets

Two days after his wish to be traded was granted, James Harden has penned a message thanking Houston Rockets fans for their support over the years. “What can I write? What words can convey all the ways I feel,” Harden wrote on Instagram. Houston you welcomed me with no guarantees. Took a leap of faith […] The post James Harden’s heartfelt message to Rockets after trade to Nets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2021
James Harden officially welcomed by Nets after blockbuster trade

James Harden officially welcomed by Nets after blockbuster trade

There’s no turning back now. The Brooklyn Nets have officially acquired James Harden in a four-team blockbuster trade that involved the Houston Rockets, the Indiana Pacers, and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Nets general manager Sean Marks was one of the first to officially welcome the former MVP into the fray, with the high-ranking executive coming out […] The post James Harden officially welcomed by Nets after blockbuster trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Jan 14, 2021

Did the Houston Rockets get fleeced in the James Harden trade?

James Harden is finally on the move and will join the already-powerful Brooklyn Nets. But did the Houston Rockets get a fair shake in the deal? The Brooklyn Nets finally pulled the trigger on a trade for James Harden on Wednesday afternoon. After a couple of months of rumblings and rumors, the embattled superstar finally […] Did the Houston Rockets get fleeced in the James Harden trade? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2021
James Harden Rockets tribute video drops after blockbuster trade

James Harden Rockets tribute video drops after blockbuster trade

The James Harden era has come to an end with the Houston Rockets after he was traded to the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday. Despite how the end of his time in Houston unfolded, the Rockets released their tribute video for Harden after his blockbuster trade to the Nets. #BEARDING
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2021
Rockets fans trash James Harden’s new restaurant with negative reviews after Nets trade

Rockets fans trash James Harden’s new restaurant with negative reviews after Nets trade

Hell hath no fury than a fan base scorned. James Harden has learned that the hard way shortly after the fall out of the blockbuster trade that sent him to the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday. The ramifications of his desire to leave the Houston Rockets have spilled over to his latest business venture, as his […] The post Rockets fans trash James Harden’s new restaurant with negative reviews after Nets trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 15, 2021
James Harden trade aftermath ‘not perfect’ but unavoidable for Rockets, says Stephen Silas

James Harden trade aftermath ‘not perfect’ but unavoidable for Rockets, says Stephen Silas

Houston Rockets head coach Stephen Silas addressed the huge elephant in the room — James Harden of the Nets — after his team registered an impressive 109-105 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday. While their former superstar James Harden is no longer with the team and now a member of the Brooklyn Nets, […] The post James Harden trade aftermath ‘not perfect’ but unavoidable for Rockets, says Stephen Silas appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2021
Clippers star Paul George reacts to James Harden Rockets-Nets trade

Clippers star Paul George reacts to James Harden Rockets-Nets trade

The Los Angeles Clippers got a hard-earned victory over the visiting New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night, led by the dual efforts of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. The attention all day, however, was surrounding James Harden and the four-team blockbuster trade involving the Houston Rockets, Brooklyn Nets, Indiana Pacers, and Cleveland Cavaliers. Harden’s addition […] The post Clippers star Paul George reacts to James Harden Rockets-Nets trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2021
Magic Johnson makes NBA title pick after James Harden trade to Nets

Magic Johnson makes NBA title pick after James Harden trade to Nets

The Brooklyn Nets landed James Harden in a massive trade with the Houston Rockets, which puts them firmly as a legitimate contender if they can hash out the chemistry on the roster. Despite the Nets getting Harden, Magic Johnson isn’t wavering his pick of the Los Angeles Lakers to repeat as NBA champions this season. […] The post Magic Johnson makes NBA title pick after James Harden trade to Nets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2021
Did Nets surpass Lakers as title favorite after James Harden trade?

Did Nets surpass Lakers as title favorite after James Harden trade?

The Brooklyn Nets shocked the NBA world when they acquired James Harden from the Houston Rockets, forming one of the best big three’s in NBA history. The Nets were already one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference, but acquiring a superstar talent like James Harden makes them clear favorites to win the Eastern […] The post Did Nets surpass Lakers as title favorite after James Harden trade? appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2021
James Harden gets hilarious advice from Vernon Maxwell to thank Houston dancers after Rockets trade

James Harden gets hilarious advice from Vernon Maxwell to thank Houston dancers after Rockets trade

Former Houston Rockets star James Harden indulged Internet trolls by liking an Instagram post with a meme about Houston strippers’ disappointment at his departure from H-Town. Rockets great Vernon Maxwell also had something to say on the matter. Maxwell suggested Harden should take out a full-page advertisement in Houston newspapers to thank the dancers in […] The post James Harden gets hilarious advice from Vernon Maxwell to thank Houston dancers after Rockets trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2021
Rockets’ James Harden tweet swearing loyalty to Houston resurfaces after Nets trade

Rockets’ James Harden tweet swearing loyalty to Houston resurfaces after Nets trade

After some heavy drama, James Harden finally got his wish. On Wednesday, the Houston Rockets pulled the trigger on a four-team blockbuster deal that sent the superstar to the Brooklyn Nets. Unfortunately for Harden, the internet never forgets. Some of the best detectives on the mean streets of Twitter dug up a three-year-old tweet from […] The post Rockets’ James Harden tweet swearing loyalty to Houston resurfaces after Nets trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2021
James Harden’s 4-word response to Nets GM after trade

James Harden’s 4-word response to Nets GM after trade

James Harden has helped the Houston Rockets reach the playoffs in every season since coming over from the Oklahoma City Thunder. Getting traded to the Brooklyn Nets is the best chance for Harden to compete for a championship. Here is what Nets general manager Sean Marks had to say on the recent acquisition of Harden, […] The post James Harden’s 4-word response to Nets GM after trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
NetsDaily Jan 16, 2021
James Harden and the hunt for eyeballs

James Harden and the hunt for eyeballs

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Even before the Nets landed James Harden in Wednesday’s blockbuster four-team deal, Brooklyn’s ratings on YES Network were up 18 percent over the first 11 games last year, topping 72,000 viewers. That number is also nearly double what the Nets averaged for the whole season just two years ago, per industry sources. And so far, this season, in three national TV games this season, Nets have delivered 8.2 million viewers. Nets-Warriors on Opening Night delivered 2.7 million viewers to TNT; Nets-Celtics on Christmas Day delivered...
www.chron.com Jan 14, 2021

Houston Rocket fans can trade their James Harden jersey for a free car wash

A father and son duo upset over the Rocket star skipping town are giving fans an opportunity to get rid of their jerseys.
NetsDaily Jan 15, 2021
Kyrie Irving gets fined, loses salary for birthday party, may return Saturday

Kyrie Irving gets fined, loses salary for birthday party, may return Saturday

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports It turned out to be one expensive birthday party. Kyrie Irving has been fined $50,000 and will lose two games worth of salary for missed games this week following an NBA review of a birthday party he threw for his sister and father last weekend in West Orange, NJ. Video of the party showed up online Tuesday, prompting the review by both the NBA and team. Reports also indicate that Irving may return to “activities” on Saturday, which is when the Nets next play, vs. the Magic in Brooklyn. Assuming James Harden will also be available,...
NetsDaily Jan 15, 2021
Deadlines and Commitments - Post-Trade dates to remember

Deadlines and Commitments - Post-Trade dates to remember

The big trade is a done deal. James Harden is a Net. Now comes the test: did Sean Marks do the right thing. Also, some dates to watch as Nets seek to fill the three roster spots created by the Harden trade. —January 15 - James Harden press call via Zoom at 1 p.m. No word on whether it will be streamed. —January 15 - First day two-way players can be traded. This applies to Chris Chiozza (and Reggie Perry.). —January 16 - Likely debut of James Harden in a Nets uniform vs. Orlando Magic. Kyrie Irving’s return dependent on NBA review of whether he violated health and...
ClutchPoints Jan 16, 2021
Kevin Durant breaks Nets record on James Harden’s debut

Kevin Durant breaks Nets record on James Harden’s debut

To all of the NBA fans that were curious about the level Brooklyn Nets superstar Kevin Durant was capable of playing at after his Achilles injury, the answer should be pretty clear right about now. Just 14 games into the season, Durant has already broken a Nets franchise record by tallying the most consecutive games […] The post Kevin Durant breaks Nets record on James Harden’s debut appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Nothin' But Nets Jan 16, 2021

Magic vs Nets live stream reddit for James Harden’s BK debut

James Harden debuts for the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night. Here’s how to watch! Well, Nets fans, it’s actually happening. After months of speculation about how the team might be able to wrestle James Harden away from both the Houston Rockets and his former GM Daryl Morey in a hypothetical 76ers trade, Sean Marks surrendered Caris LeVert, […] Magic vs Nets live stream reddit for James Harden’s BK debut - Nothin But Nets - Nothin But Nets - Brooklyn Nets News and Fan Community
ClutchPoints Jan 16, 2021
James Harden euro steps his way to first Nets bucket

James Harden euro steps his way to first Nets bucket

It may be weird to see James Harden in a jersey that’s not the Houston Rockets’ but fans better get used to the 2018 Most Valuable Player wearing the Brooklyn Nets‘ colors. Harden played his first game with the Nets on Saturday after the blockbuster trade went through. It took a while for The Beard […] The post James Harden euro steps his way to first Nets bucket appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 18 hours ago
Grading James Harden’s Nets debut

Grading James Harden’s Nets debut

It didn’t take long for James Harden to remind everyone why the Brooklyn Nets emptied the cupboard to acquire him from the Houston Rockets this past week. Just 48 hours since joining his new squad and not getting the chance to practice with them, one would think that Harden might need time to get acclimated […] The post Grading James Harden’s Nets debut appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 15, 2021
James Harden’s Nets debut vs. Magic in jeopardy

James Harden’s Nets debut vs. Magic in jeopardy

The Brooklyn Nets and their fans are anxiously waiting to see James Harden tear it up on the court alongside Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. However, they may have to wait a little while longer as there is a chance that Harden will not start against the Orlando Magic this Saturday, as reported by Ian […] The post James Harden’s Nets debut vs. Magic in jeopardy appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 15, 2021
Nets star James Harden responds to Landry Shamet’s asking price for No.13 jersey

Nets star James Harden responds to Landry Shamet’s asking price for No.13 jersey

Brooklyn Nets guard Landry Shamet is willing to give his no.13 jersey to the team’s new recruit James Harden. Well, for the right price, of course. Shamet shared a hilarious meme on Friday, suggesting what it would take for him to switch numbers for The Beard. This got the attention of the one-time MVP, who […] The post Nets star James Harden responds to Landry Shamet’s asking price for No.13 jersey appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 15, 2021
Nets star James Harden fires back at former Rockets teammates who complained about disrespect

Nets star James Harden fires back at former Rockets teammates who complained about disrespect

In his first interview since being traded from the Houston Rockets, Brooklyn Nets guard James Harden addressed comments made by his former teammates about the way he carried himself in his final days with the team. Following a 117-100 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, Harden said during a postgame interview that while […] The post Nets star James Harden fires back at former Rockets teammates who complained about disrespect appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Jan 15, 2021

Boston Celtics lost out on James Harden, road through East is a challenge

Wednesday’s stunning news the blockbuster trade that sent James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets eliminated any hopes of him joining the Boston Celtics. Wednesday’s stunning news the blockbuster trade that sent James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets eliminated any hopes of joining the Boston Celtics. That move alone catapults Brooklyn from the favorite conversation to […] Boston Celtics lost out on James Harden, road through East is a challenge - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
FOX Sports Jan 16, 2021
James Harden is a big liability in Brooklyn — Sam Panayotovich

James Harden is a big liability in Brooklyn — Sam Panayotovich

Sam Panayotovich takes a look at where the NBA futures value betting lies following the Brooklyn Nets' blockbuster trade for James Harden.
ClutchPoints Jan 16, 2021
James Harden’s first look in Nets threads have people questioning fitness with Rockets

James Harden’s first look in Nets threads have people questioning fitness with Rockets

Brooklyn Nets star James Harden has been at the center of a few controversies over the past weeks—his weight being one of them.   As he plays in his first game with the Nets, fans noticed the former MVP’s weight has seemingly changed since his time with the Houston Rockets. James Harden gearing up for […] The post James Harden’s first look in Nets threads have people questioning fitness with Rockets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 15, 2021
Where do Kevin Durant, James Harden, Kyrie Irving rank among greatest NBA Big 3s of all time?

Where do Kevin Durant, James Harden, Kyrie Irving rank among greatest NBA Big 3s of all time?

James Harden is officially- and finally- a Brooklyn Net. The Harden saga in Houston ended on Wednesday, as the Nets and Rockets were finally able to come to an agreement in a huge blockbuster trade that left Brooklyn’s bench depleted. Regardless of that, the Nets have their eyes on set on an NBA title run. […] The post Where do Kevin Durant, James Harden, Kyrie Irving rank among greatest NBA Big 3s of all time? appeared first on ClutchPoints.
NESN.com Jan 15, 2021

Brad Stevens Feels ‘Everybody’ Will ‘Be Chasing’ Nets, James Harden

The NBA’s Eastern Conference has been put on notice with the latest big three officially landing in Brooklyn. The Nets on Wednesday acquired James Harden from the Houston Rockets in a four-team trade that included the Indiana Pacers and Cleveland Cavaliers. He joins fellow NBA superstar Kevin Durant, who was his teammate early in their […] The post Brad Stevens Feels ‘Everybody’ Will ‘Be Chasing’ Nets, James Harden appeared first on NESN.com.

Harden available for Nets debut against Magic

Nets guard James Harden will start Saturday's game against the Magic, according to coach Steve Nash, marking his Brooklyn debut after this week's blockbuster trade.
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2021
Rockets wanted Celtics’ Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart, first-round picks for James Harden

Rockets wanted Celtics’ Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart, first-round picks for James Harden

Is it surprising to hear that the Boston Celtics were one of the teams involved in trade talks with the Houston Rockets for James Harden? Danny Ainge just can’t stay satisfied with his incredible young roster. Regardless, of chit-chat among general managers, the Celtics did not pull the trigger on Harden because the asking price […] The post Rockets wanted Celtics’ Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart, first-round picks for James Harden appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Nothin' But Nets Jan 16, 2021

Nets: James Harden looks much skinnier in Brooklyn debut

Did Nets star James Harden drop, like, 20 pounds in a week? We’re not sure what actually changed between the last time James Harden took the court for the Rockets and his first time rocking Nets colors on Saturday night. But what we do know is Harden looks like an entirely different person these days, almost enough to make […] Nets: James Harden looks much skinnier in Brooklyn debut - Nothin But Nets - Nothin But Nets - Brooklyn Nets News and Fan Community
The Dream Shake Jan 14, 2021
New Faces from Old Places: Victor Oladipo

New Faces from Old Places: Victor Oladipo

Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports We talk about what Victor Oladipo can bring to the Rockets with Mark Schindler from Indy Cornrows. After yesterday’s four-team blockbuster deal, the Rockets said goodbye to James Harden and hello to Victor Oladipo, who now joins his fifth NBA team since 2016. Oladipo enjoyed most of his NBA success in his last 3+ seasons with the Pacers, where he was named an All-Star twice, but also suffered a horrific quadriceps injury that has limited him in the past few seasons. I reached out to Mark Schindler (@MSchindlerNBA), a contributor and...
The Smoking Cuban Jan 14, 2021

Dallas Mavericks: How the James Harden trade impacts the Mavs

Dallas Mavericks: How the James Harden trade impacts the Mavs Dallas Mavericks star Kristaps Porzingis made his season debut on Jan. 13. They dominated the Hornets with the Unicorn back in the lineup and showed off their scary potential when healthy. Just hours before the Mavs win, the cross-state rival Rockets traded away superstar James Harden. Houston’s […] Dallas Mavericks: How the James Harden trade impacts the Mavs - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Hoops Habit Jan 14, 2021

Brooklyn Nets: James Harden trade a necessary gamble

By shipping out the farm in exchange for James Harden, the Brooklyn Nets are wisely doing all they can to capitalize on their championship window. Three rotation players and four overall. Three unprotected first-round picks and four-pick swaps. That’s the haul it took for the Brooklyn Nets to acquire James Harden from the Houston Rockets […] Brooklyn Nets: James Harden trade a necessary gamble - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Hoops Habit Jan 14, 2021

Cleveland Cavaliers: What their involvement in the James Harden trade means

The Cleveland Cavaliers involved themselves in the James Harden trade. So what are they doing and why is it the absolute right call? The Brooklyn Nets and the Houston Rockets have been working on a blockbuster trade for James Harden over the last couple of months and Wednesday they finally looped in the Cleveland Cavaliers […] Cleveland Cavaliers: What their involvement in the James Harden trade means - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Lakers Nation Jan 14, 2021
Lakers News: LeBron James Didn’t Have ‘Much Of A Reaction’ To James Harden Trade

Lakers News: LeBron James Didn’t Have ‘Much Of A Reaction’ To James Harden Trade

The Los Angeles Lakers showed how dominant they can be after dismantling a spiritless Houston Rockets team...
Hoops Habit Jan 14, 2021

Houston Rockets: Was the Nets offer the best one for James Harden?

The James Harden trade sent an earthquake through the entire NBA world but was accepting the Brooklyn Nets offer the right move for the Houston Rockets? It was quite clear that James Harden would not be a Houston Rocket by the end of the 2020-21 NBA season. From showing up to training camp late to […] Houston Rockets: Was the Nets offer the best one for James Harden? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2021
RUMOR: James Harden to Sixers trade shut down by Rockets owner’s grudge

RUMOR: James Harden to Sixers trade shut down by Rockets owner’s grudge

The Philadelphia 76ers appeared to be the favorites to land James Harden for months on end. Philly seemed to have the best trade chip in Ben Simmons, and Sixers president of basketball operations Daryl Morey had plenty of experience building a roster around Harden during his days as general manager of the Houston Rockets. But, […] The post RUMOR: James Harden to Sixers trade shut down by Rockets owner’s grudge appeared first on ClutchPoints.
NESN.com Jan 14, 2021

NBA Rumors: Rockets’ Whopping Ask Of Celtics In James Harden Trade Talks Revealed

The Brooklyn Nets had to offer a lot to land James Harden. And the Houston Rockets apparently expected the Boston Celtics to do the same if they wanted in on the sweepstakes. The Nets parted with Caris LeVert, Jarrett Allen and Rodions Kurucs, in addition to a whole bunch of draft picks, to acquire Harden […] The post NBA Rumors: Rockets’ Whopping Ask Of Celtics In James Harden Trade Talks Revealed appeared first on NESN.com.
Inquisitr Jan 15, 2021
NBA Rumors: Celtics GM Danny Ainge Speaks Up On Team’s Failed Attempt To Acquire James Harden

NBA Rumors: Celtics GM Danny Ainge Speaks Up On Team’s Failed Attempt To Acquire James Harden

After months of drama and frustrations, the James Harden saga has finally come to an end. In the latest blockbuster deal that involved four teams, Harden was given the opportunity to start a new journey with the Brooklyn Nets where he would chase for his first NBA championship title alongside Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Before the trade became official, “The Beard” had been linked to other title contenders, including the Boston Celtics. In a recent appearance on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich, Celtics president of basketball operations and general manager Danny Ainge talked...
ClutchPoints Jan 15, 2021
Rumor: Kevin Durant warned James Harden against playing for Warriors’ Steve Kerr

Rumor: Kevin Durant warned James Harden against playing for Warriors’ Steve Kerr

With the whole James Harden trade saga coming to an end on Wednesday, rumors have now emerged regarding the Golden State Warriors and their role in the rumors. As it turns out, however, former Dubs star and Harden’s new Brooklyn Nets teammate Kevin Durant allegedly told Harden early on that based on his own experience, […] The post Rumor: Kevin Durant warned James Harden against playing for Warriors’ Steve Kerr appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 15, 2021
Rumor: Timberwolves eyeing P.J. Tucker trade now that James Harden is out in Houston

Rumor: Timberwolves eyeing P.J. Tucker trade now that James Harden is out in Houston

Now that the Houston Rockets have traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, the Minnesota Timberwolves are hoping that another veteran wing in H-Town could be available, too. According to Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic, the Wolves have their sights set on 3-and-D forward P.J. Tucker. Minnesota is hoping to get tougher and more formidable […] The post Rumor: Timberwolves eyeing P.J. Tucker trade now that James Harden is out in Houston appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Daily Knicks Jan 15, 2021

James Harden Trade: What it means for the New York Knicks

What does the James Harden trade mean for the New York Knicks? As a New York Knicks fan, my initial reaction to the news of James Harden being traded from the Houston Rockets to the Brooklyn Nets went something like this: *sigh*………..yup, still don’t care. As a Brooklyn-born native, we true New Yorkers will always […] James Harden Trade: What it means for the New York Knicks - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nothin' But Nets Jan 15, 2021

Nets: When will James Harden make his Brooklyn debut?

James Harden will make his Nets debut in the near future. The Brooklyn Nets shook the foundation of the NBA to its core this week, acquiring superstar scorer James Harden in a deal that sent Caris LeVert to the Indiana Pacers, Jarrett Allen and Taurean Prince to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and control of the Nets’ […] Nets: When will James Harden make his Brooklyn debut? - Nothin But Nets - Nothin But Nets - Brooklyn Nets News and Fan Community
Behind the Buck Pass Jan 15, 2021

Milwaukee Bucks: How they directly influenced the James Harden trade

While the Milwaukee Bucks strayed away from the James Harden sweepstakes, they played a part in why the one-time MVP landed with the Brooklyn Nets. On Wednesday afternoon, the Milwaukee Bucks saw one of their direct competitors in the Eastern Conference make an all-in move. With the Brooklyn Nets acquiring one-time MVP James Harden from […] Milwaukee Bucks: How they directly influenced the James Harden trade - Behind the Buck Pass - Behind the Buck Pass - A Milwaukee Bucks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinions and More
ClutchPoints Jan 15, 2021
RUMOR: Sixers thought they had James Harden trade done with Rockets

RUMOR: Sixers thought they had James Harden trade done with Rockets

The Philadelphia 76ers reportedly believed they had finalized a deal with the Houston Rockets to acquire James Harden prior to him being traded to the Brooklyn Nets. Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the Rockets demanded Ben Simmons, Matisse Thybulle, Tyrese Maxey and two draft picks from Philly, though a source close to […] The post RUMOR: Sixers thought they had James Harden trade done with Rockets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Jan 15, 2021

Brooklyn Nets: James Harden allows for a super-stagger rotation

The Brooklyn Nets have a wealth of talent at their disposal after trading for James Harden. Now that they have three superstars, how will they use them? The deed is done, James Harden has finally joined the Brooklyn Nets via the Houston Rockets in a four-team trade that involved the Indiana Pacers and the Cleveland […] Brooklyn Nets: James Harden allows for a super-stagger rotation - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints Jan 16, 2021
REPORT: 2 players added into Nets-Cavs-Rockets James Harden trade

REPORT: 2 players added into Nets-Cavs-Rockets James Harden trade

Two more players have been included in the recent NBA blockbuster trade that saw James Harden take his talents to the Brooklyn Nets. According to Keith Smith of Yahoo Sports, the Cleveland Cavaliers have now renounced the rights of Channing Frye and Ante Zizic as part of the deal. As part of the process to […] The post REPORT: 2 players added into Nets-Cavs-Rockets James Harden trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Nothin' But Nets Jan 16, 2021

Nets: 3 free agents to sign after James Harden mega trade

The James Harden trade has left the Nets without a ton of depth. The Brooklyn Nets pulled off the impossible, acquiring James Harden from the Houston Rockets in order to form one of the best “ big threes” in league history between Harden, Kevin Durant, and Kyrie Irving. Over the last 10 seasons, Kyrie Irving, […] Nets: 3 free agents to sign after James Harden mega trade - Nothin But Nets - Nothin But Nets - Brooklyn Nets News and Fan Community
NetsDaily Jan 16, 2021
FILM STUDY: Keys to making the James Harden, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Durant trio work

FILM STUDY: Keys to making the James Harden, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Durant trio work

Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/ Set to make his Nets debut as soon as all seven players involved in Thursday’s blockbuster trade, pass their physicals, James Harden will join forces with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant to form one of the most intriguing Big Three’s in NBA history. Though the group is comprised of three top-end scorers (and two former MVPs), there is work to be done to ensure that Brooklyn’s starry trio functions as a harmonious unit, avoiding that dreaded turn-taking that can doom so many promising ballclubs. In this video, Matt hops into the time...
NetsDaily Jan 16, 2021
Filling out the roster: Looking at short-term solutions

Filling out the roster: Looking at short-term solutions

Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via In an interview Thursday with Michael Grady, Sean Marks promised to fill out his roster which is now at 14 players, of whom only 11 are likely to be active Saturday vs. Orlando. “We’re going to have 17 guys by the end of this,” he told Grady, but didn’t provide any timetable. In an interview just after the James Harden trade suggested he would be patient. “Without a doubt the roster is not done, it’s not yet finalized,” he said on Thursday. “We should be doing our due diligence. We have open roster spots so I have...
ClutchPoints Jan 16, 2021
BREAKING: James Harden to make Nets debut on Saturday vs. Magic

BREAKING: James Harden to make Nets debut on Saturday vs. Magic

The Brooklyn Nets will have superstar shooting guard James Harden make his debut on Saturday night for the Eastern Conference club against the Orlando Magic, per The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Harden, 31, was traded after eight years with the Houston Rockets this past week in a blockbuster trade with the Nets, reuniting him with former […] The post BREAKING: James Harden to make Nets debut on Saturday vs. Magic appeared first on ClutchPoints.
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Lakers News: Anthony Davis Curious To See Result Of James Harden Trade To Nets

Lakers News: Anthony Davis Curious To See Result Of James Harden Trade To Nets

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