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James Harden arrives in Orlando

Posted: July 15, 2020 -- 9:30 a.m. CT

James Harden arrived in Orlando Tuesday night for the 2020 NBA Restart.

Harden did not travel with the Rockets last week when most of the team, coaches, and staff arrived at the ESPN / Disney World Complex in Orlando, Florida. No reason has been given for why Harden did not travel with the team last week; however, Head Coach Mike D'Antoni told the media he hoped Harden would arrive soon - "sometime this week".

Harden will have to quarantine in his hotel room until he tests negative two times at least 24 hours a part in order to begin practicing with the team.

The Rockets have practiced four times (July 11 - 14) without Harden, Russell Westbrook, and newly signed forward Luc Mbah a Moute.

Monday, Westbrook announced he has tested positive for COVID-19; and, he'll join the team when his medically cleared to travel.

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Yesterday, the Rockets went 5-on-5 in practice longer than the previous three days. Austin Rivers said of practice, "It went better than expected." and D'Antoni said, "Today was a good day."

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