James Harden passes Jason Kidd’s Brooklyn Nets Record in a month

James Harden explodes in the absence of Irving and KD to get Nets past Suns in extraordinary comeback

James Harden and Jason Kidd
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The trade saga landed James Harden at his desired Brooklyn Nets making a super team. Previously with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant, the Brooklyn Nets were strong. Now adding James Harden to the roster has made them an offensive powerhouse. It is just a month and James Harden is really delivering real big. He has been superbly contributing on the court. His numbers have out done some of the great players of the franchise already.

James Harden is attracting all the attention to his name. Today the Nets were up against the Phoenix Suns. The Suns have come up strong after their previous season. Adding Chris Paul has given them an edge over a lot of teams. With experience of a veteran point guard, the team has been a giant in their conference. Once again it was James Harden for the Brooklyn Nets. The Nets trailed for the whole game. However, the dying minutes had a different story for the team. James Harden took over in the final minutes making a huge three-pointer to get the lead for the team. The whole team got together contributing. Jeff Green and Joe Harris and the whole team helped come over a 24-point deficit. Without Irving and KD, nets proved how lethal they are.

Yet another triple-double for James Harden takes him past Jason Kidd

James Harden has been averaging 12 assists per game. But the number of triple-doubles that he has been getting is miraculous. Including the encounter with Sacramento Kings, the beard has already fifth triple-double to his name. In this venture Harden broke former NBA legend and veteran Nets player, Jason Kidd’s record. Jason Kidd’s 2001-02 and 2004-05 record now trails to James Harden’s outstanding numbers. He has already 5 and looking for more.

Harden’s increasing record has been because of his less aggressive plays compared to Houston Rockets. Landing in Nets he has been more of a ball handler. His aggressive offense has turned gears. But today he proved that he is sharp enough to make the defenders dance to his tune. With 38-points and 11 assists, he was unstoppable tonight. Brooklyn have now climbed to 2nd in the Eastern Conference. A much needed momentum may have just come at the right time for the franchise.

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