…or he should, at least. The Houston Rockets star has soared ahead of the pack in the race for the top award in basketball.
It was $2.2 billion, actually. That’s how much billionaire restaurateur Tilman Fertitta offered to buy his beloved Houston Rockets. This is the inside story of how he pulled off the most expensive deal in American sports history.
With slick television ads promoting his signature Adidas, hip-hop songs dropping his name, a possible MVP award, and the most famous beard since ZZ Top, James Harden has arrived. In fact, he may just be the biggest name in Texas.
Somehow, the Mavericks and the Rockets join the Spurs in the NBA playoffs again this year—but we don’t like their odds.
The Rockets center isn't the first to be accused of being unhappy.
Are the Rockets already done?
As Houston basketball fans mourn the end of the Rockets season, we remember the efforts of one of the team’s all-time greats.
The last Texas team standing has their work cut out for them in a series against the white-hot Golden State Warriors. But it just may be time for a relaunch of Clutch City.