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James Harden's passing and play-making is stunning the league

In today's Rocket Fuel: while many casual fans are shocked by James Harden's passing and playmaking, Rockets fans knew he had this in him for a long time. Plus, is an NBA team returning to Seattle becoming increasingly likely?

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Well, the Rockets started off the week right by cruising to a victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. There weren't many of those type of victories last season, so they are a pleasure to watch. Now the Rockets have a day off before beginning a back to back against the Thunder and Trail Blazers. Make sure you're caught up on all the latest Rockets news with today's Rocket Fuel!

Rockets off and running behind James Harden's playmaking |

Houston's offense is on a breakneck pace, but is it a complete enough team to truly contend out West?

Long Known as Just a Scorer, James Harden Is Suddenly the NBA's Top Assist Man | Bleacher Report

Rockets fans know that Harden has been more than just a scorer for a few years now, but even we'll admit his playmaking and passing has been ridiculous so far this season.

Houston Rockets' Clint Capela shines against 76ers' talented big men | ESPN

Clint Capela got 13 rebounds and a career-high five blocks, and more than held his own vs. the Sixers' big-man duo of Joel Embiid and Jahlil Okafor.

Russell Wilson joins group trying to bring NBA and NHL to Seattle | The Washington Post

The Seahawks quarterback said he wanted to help get a new arena built for "the best fan base in the world." I for one am getting increasingly excited about the return of an NBA team in Seattle.