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James Harden is leading the Rockets offense in unprecedented ways

In today's Rocket Fuel: James Harden believes he is the best player in the world, and while the Rockets offense is humming along, the defense is still severely struggling

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Well, the election has come and gone and we now have a new president. Regardless of your feelings toward the outcome, I think I speak for many of us when I say it's thankfully time to put the focus back on basketball. The Rockets take the court tonight in San Antonio to conclude their road trip, but before tip-off, make sure you're caught up on the latest Rockets news with today's Rocket Fuel!

Why James Harden says he's the NBA's best player | Yahoo Sports

When asked if he is the best point guard or best player, Harden responded: "I am". The Beard is feeling himself right now!

Zach Lowe on James Harden, Mike D'Antoni and the Houston Rockets | ESPN

James Harden, Mike D'Antoni and Daryl Morey talk about the state of the Rockets -- and ways for the team to get better in this (unsurprisingly) excellent piece from Lowe.

While offense looks good, Rockets' defense still work in progress | Houston Chronicle

The Rockets have been too inconsistent defensively, but are working to focus more on that end and get a boost from Pat Beverley when he returns.

For these five NBA teams, it’s time to start panicking | The Washington Post

It may only be two weeks into the NBA season, but for some teams, their season is already in jeopardy. Luckily the Rockets aren't on this list.