A fantastic start of the 2019-2020 season for James Harden is an understatement. Eight straight wins for the Houston Rockets could've gone very differently if James Harden didn't step up for his team. During this winning streak, Harden consistently scored more than 35 points during each victory. Last season, Harden averaged 36.1 points per game, which was the most averaged since 1986-1987 season where Micheal Jordan averaged 37.1 points per game. This season Harden is currently averaging 39.2 points per game, which surpasses Jorden's record. Harden's passion for the game is reflected when he shares how “...I just want to win games,” and how “...whatever it takes to win at this point. That's what I go out there and do every single night." Hardens astounding scoring ability is common for viewers to witness and quickly became typical to see, but MVP teammate Russell Westbrook proclaims "I think that a lot of people like to normalize greatness when you see it over and over again, but it's not normal because there's nobody else that can do it," bragging about his current teammate, Westbrook also included how "If it was normal, everybody would do it.” Hardens coach, Mike D’Antoni, supports what Westbrook said by sharing how Harden has him “... at a loss for words,” and "I know I've said he's the best offensive player I've ever seen. Well, he is. I haven't coached everybody, but he's so good at what he does. You might like it, you might not like it -- I don't know how you don't like it. I don't think we've ever seen it like this." Not only is Harden shocking viewers around the world, but he is also surprising his superstar teammates and coaching staff.
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