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Leslie Alexander has received vindication for the past off season

In today's Rocket Fuel: Leslie Alexander has received vindication for the past off season, while James Harden continues to evolve as a leader.

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Tonight's the night. The Warriors come to Houston looking for revenge. Brace yourselves people. Also, make sure you start your weekend off right by catching up on the latest Rockets news with today's Rocket Fuel!

Rockets now the contenders owner Leslie Alexander envisioned | Houston Chronicle

"It has been that sort of (joyous) season for Alexander, offering not only a revival after last season's disagreeable slide to mediocrity but also vindication for his choice of Mike D'Antoni to rebuild around Harden."

James Harden on not taking rest days: 'It's about the leadership' | USA Today

The last time James Harden sat out of a regular season NBA game for rest was April 16, 2014. Think about that for a second. Hopefully this season James can be afforded a game off in April.

This one stat proves James Harden has been the NBA's best offensive player since 2013 | FOX Sports

Harden’s breakout season shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise, considering he’s been the league’s best offensive player now for the past four seasons and counting — and it isn’t even close.

The NBA's 30 Best Contracts |

A couple of Rockets make this list, so check it out.