James Harden After 44-Point Game: 'I Feel Like I Am The MVP'

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James Harden After 44-Point Game: 'I Feel Like I Am The MVP' 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Sat Mar 27, 2021 4:37 pm

James Harden said he felt like he was the MVP of this season following his 44-point game against the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.


"Do I feel like I belong in it? I feel like I am the MVP. I mean, it's just that simple. I don't want to be speaking individually on myself. I am just going to leave it at that," said Harden.


Harden is averaging 25.4 points, 8.7 rebounds, and 11.5 assists in 30 games with the Nets.


The Nets are 24-7 with Harden on the floor.


"Numbers are showing it for itself, and we're winning. That's all I can say," Harden added about his MVP case.


Harden currently has the fifth best odds at +900 to win the MVP at Caesars Sportsbook by William Hill.


No player traded during a season has won the MVP for that same season in league history.  

Via Malika Andrews ESPN Staff Writer

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Re: James Harden After 44-Point Game: 'I Feel Like I Am The MVP' 

Post#2 » by We Are Groot » Sat Mar 27, 2021 6:51 pm

MVPs don't quit on their teams. His behavior in HOU earlier in the season is indefensible. He's certainly balln out in BRK, but he shldnt get a pass for how he started the year.
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Re: James Harden After 44-Point Game: 'I Feel Like I Am The MVP' 

Post#3 » by Iheartfootball » Sat Mar 27, 2021 6:54 pm

I don't want to be speaking individually on myself. I am just going to leave it at that," said Harden.

As he speaks individually on himself.
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Re: James Harden After 44-Point Game: 'I Feel Like I Am The MVP' 

Post#4 » by Ballerhogger » Sat Mar 27, 2021 8:28 pm

hes literally the bad guy in the movie
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Re: James Harden After 44-Point Game: 'I Feel Like I Am The MVP' 

Post#5 » by rzzzzz » Sat Mar 27, 2021 9:05 pm

Rockets could have gotten Simmons for him. We’ll see if they strike gold with one of them picks.
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Re: James Harden After 44-Point Game: 'I Feel Like I Am The MVP' 

Post#6 » by njknicks » Sun Mar 28, 2021 2:39 am

When you claim to be an MVP, then you are not an MVP ( at least not this year ).
Especially when you are surrounded by arguable equivalently talented players - Durant & Kyrie

Would rank any of the following above Harden in the MVP race :

* Lebron ( av 26,8,8 @ age 36 without AD for part of season )
* Lillard ( carrying injured blazers squad @ avg 30ppg 8a 4r )
* Jokic ( 27ppg 11rpg 9apg @ center )
* Donovan Mitchell ( 26ppg 5rpg 5apg for best record in the league )
* Chris Paul ( 16ppg 5rpg 9apg @ age 35 for top flight suns -- completely changed the suns )
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Re: James Harden After 44-Point Game: 'I Feel Like I Am The MVP' 

Post#7 » by NoStatsGuy » Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:00 am

Harden makes it rly hard to root for him in any way haha
im bout dat action boss
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Re: James Harden After 44-Point Game: 'I Feel Like I Am The MVP' 

Post#8 » by RondoToKG » Sun Mar 28, 2021 12:25 pm

Harden is such a weird guy... I have a strong feeling me and him would absolutely despise each other.
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Re: James Harden After 44-Point Game: 'I Feel Like I Am The MVP' 

Post#9 » by SKG » Sun Mar 28, 2021 2:12 pm

Mvps dont sit out games vs Utah because they dont want to look bad
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Re: James Harden After 44-Point Game: 'I Feel Like I Am The MVP' 

Post#10 » by Winsome Gerbil » Sun Mar 28, 2021 6:22 pm

Not sure Houston has that same feeling James.

Go suck on some stripper's toes and you feel better about missing out, again.

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