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James Harden Named Western Conference Player of the Week

Posted: November 11, 2019 -- 2:27 p.m. CT

Today, the NBA announced that Houston Rockets guard James Harden has been named Western Conference Player of the Week for games played from Monday, November 4 through Sunday, November 10 (Week 3). It's the 23rd time Harden has received the award in his career, all coming as a Rocket.

The Rockets were 3-0 for the week and outscored opponents by an average of 15.7 points per game. Harden recorded a double-double in each game while averaging 40.7 points, 9.3 assist, 8.0 rebounds, 2.33 steals and 1.33 blocks. He also hit 22 3-pointers on 43.1% shooting for the week while Rockets opponents combined for 20 threes made per game on 22.2% shooting.

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Harden has scored a total of 334 in 318 minutes of play this season. That's the highest total through the first nine games of a season since Michael Jordan scored 337 in 1988-89. Harden has hit 39 3-pointers this season, marking the fourth-highest total through the first nine games of a season and the most by a player besides Stephen Curry.

The Rockets are 6-3 this season with Harden ranking first in the league in scoring (37.1 points per game) and sixth in assists (8.2 assists per game). In 2018-19, he became the first player in NBA history to have averaged at least 35.0 points and 7.0 assists in a single season.

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