James Harden is known as an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. He is most famous for being an elite scoring guard.
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Background and Age
James Edward Harden Jr. was born on August 26, 1989 in Bellflower, CA. His father, James Sr., a former Navy sailor, was for the most part missing from his life, prompting Harden and his two siblings being raised by their mother, Monja Willis.
When he tried out for the young men's basketball crew at Artesia High School, Harden was hampered by episodes of asthma. Despite his health issues, he immediately intrigued his coaches with his game senses, and in the wake of sprouting a couple of inches, he turned into one of the top players in the country. Harden drove Artesia to consecutive state championships and was named a McDonald's All-American in 2007.
Career and Net Worth
One of the most adorned players in Arizona State basketball history, Harden immediately helped pivot a program that sunk to an 8-22 record in 2006-07. The Sun Devils improved to 21 wins during Harden's first season and flooded to 25 wins and a spot in the NCAA Tournament by his third and last year. Named the Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year and an All-American, he wrapped up his university career positioned third record-breaking in ASU's record book with an average of 19.0 points per game, and later had his No. 13 retired by the school.
Since joining the Rockets in the 2012-13 season, Harden has developed as one of the top players in the NBA. He earned the first of six straight All-Star spots that year and completed second the votes for Most Valuable Player in 2015 and 2017 before he finally won the trophy in 2018.
In a November 2019 game, The Houston Rockets got destroyed by the rising Miami Heat, who got a 129-100 triumph over the NBA title hopeful. Mike D'Antoni didn't beat around the bush, calling his group soft while contending they ought to have respect for their adversaries or end up getting run off the court.
Marriage, Wife and Kids
In the wake of starting a relationship with Khloé Kardashian in 2015, Harden ended up at the focal point of the whirling media carnival encompassing the reality television star class. The wild scenes didn't mesh well with the calm basketball star, who was said to be soothed after their sentiment failed early the next year.
Harden was recently connected to rapper Trina and has additionally allegedly been romantically engaged with Instagram models Jessyka Janshel and Arab Money.
Last Modified: Aug 4, 2020