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On James Harden's MVP chances this season

In today's Rocket Fuel: James Harden's hot play has put him at the top of numerous MVP race lists so far, but will the Rockets win enough games for him to snag the award? Also, which hot starts around the league are the most unexpected?

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Is it too early to begin talks of a winning streak? After last night's win over the Pistons, the Rockets seem to be in a groove having won their last three games. Make sure you're caught up with the latest Rockets news with today's Rocket Fuel!

Week 3 NBA MVP race: James Harden leading the pack | USA Today

The beard's historic start to the season has him at the top of many MVP races so far, let's hope the Rockets get enough wins to warrant serious consideration for him.

adidas Is Releasing James Harden’s Harden Vol. 1 This Week | Highsnobiety

After getting a look at the silhouette last month, the first colorway of Harden Vol. 1 is releasing this week with a pretty awesome look and name.

Former Rockets star Steve Francis arrested for drunk driving | Houston Chronicle

Unfortunately it looks like Francis is in trouble.

Ranking the NBA's Most Surprising Hot Starts So Far | Bleacher Report

Which hot starts are the most unexpected? Which (if any) will continue going and become full season trends?