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The Whiteboard: Biggest winners and losers of the James Harden trade

6 days ago   |   By FanSided

The Whiteboard is The Step Back's daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. On Tuesday night, James Harden told the world he had done everything he could for the Houston Rockets but that he thought the situation couldn't be fixed. On...
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LeBron James finally responds to the James Harden trade

6 days ago   |   By FanSided

The NBA world was rocked on Wednesday after the Houston Rockets traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets. LeBron James has finally responded. While NBA fans all over the country were taken aback and celebrated the James Harden trade to the Brooklyn Nets, LeBron James had other things on his mind. The future Hall-of-Famer was...
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Ranking how teams fared in Harden trade: Pacers emerge a big winner

Ranking how teams fared in Harden trade: Pacers emerge a big winner

6 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

In case you hadn't heard - and you really must've been caught up in some serious stuff if you haven't heard by now - 2018 NBA MVP and three-time defending scoring champ James Harden is now a member of the Brooklyn Nets .
The divisive superstar was traded Wednesday evening in a four-team blockbuster that saw the Nets acquire him; the Houston Rockets receive Victor Oladipo , Dante Exum , Rodions Kurucs , four unprotected first-round picks and four first-round pick swaps; the Indiana Pacers pick up Caris LeVert and a second-round pick; and the Cleveland Cavaliers acquire Jarrett Allen and...
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Ben Simmons ‘Ecstatic' To Not Be Traded For James Harden

6 days ago   |   By SLAMonline

Per The Undefeated's Marc J. Spears, Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons was “pretty ecstatic to not be traded” in a deal for 2018 NBA MVP James Harden.
Hearing Ben Simmons was pretty ecstatic to not be traded from the Sixers to Houston for James Harden and believes his team is capable of bringing a title to Philadelphia. Doc Rivers is also a huge fan of Simmons and believes the best is yet to come with two-time NBA All-Star. - Marc J. Spears January 13, 2021
Harden, who spent more than eight seasons with the Houston Rockets, was traded to the Brooklyn Nets in a four-team...
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NBA Podcast: Examining the Harden trade from every angle

6 days ago   |   By TheScore

Pound The Rock · Harden, Nets headline 4-team blockbuster
Welcome to the latest edition of "Pound the Rock," an NBA podcast hosted by Joseph Casciaro and Joe Wolfond. Find the show on iTunes , Google Play , Soundcloud , Stitcher , and Spotify. Topics for this episode include:
The impact of the James Harden blockbuster for all four teams involved
How will Harden, Kevin Durant, and Kyrie Irving fit together in Brooklyn?
Do the Nets have enough defense to win a championship?
Was prioritizing draft capital the right approach for the Rockets? Did they blow it by not springing for Ben...
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In-form Pogba keeping Man United in front in EPL title race

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Opinion: Nets' Kevin Durant, James Harden, Kyrie Irving show flashes of...

Opinion: Nets' Kevin Durant, James Harden, Kyrie Irving show flashes of offensive brilliance in first game together

One game doesn't answer everything, but it provided clues: The Nets' new Big 3 will put up a lot of points, but defense will be a work in progress. Read more ...

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Quand deux gros spécialistes du flop, Marcus Smart et Joel Embiid, se plaignent du comportement de l'autre, c'est assez cocasse. Read more ...

Collin Sexton a martyrisé les Nets, c'est mauvais signe pour Brooklyn

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Collin Sexton a claqué 42 points sur la truffe de James Harden et Kyrie Irving. Qu'est-ce que ça va donner en PO pour les Nets ? Read more ...

Raptors' 3-game win streak snapped by short-handed Heat

Raptors' 3-game win streak snapped by short-handed Heat

Kendrick Nunn poured in 28 points and the Miami Heat beat Toronto 111-102 to end the Raptors' three-game winning streak on Wednesday. Read more ...

How Sarah Fuller became part of Joe Biden-Kamala Harris inauguration

How Sarah Fuller became part of Joe Biden-Kamala Harris inauguration

Here is the backstory of how Vanderbilt football player Sarah Fuller became part of the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris inauguration celebration Wednesday. Read more ...

Colts QB Philip Rivers to retire after 17 seasons

Colts QB Philip Rivers to retire after 17 seasons

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers has announced that he will retire after 17 seasons in the NFL. Read more ...

Elite quarterbacks headline AFC, NFC Championship games

Elite quarterbacks headline AFC, NFC Championship games

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