James Harden is a professional basketball player who currently plays for the National Basketball Association’s Houston Rockets.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
James Edwards Harden was born in California on August 26, 1989, to Monja Willis and James Harden Sr. His father served in the United States Navy before becoming addicted to drugs. James disliked his father and never used the suffix Jr. in his name. His mother, on the other hand, had been a Pasadena administrator.
Harden was the youngest of three children born to his parents. He graduated from Artesia High School in Lakewood, California, and went on to Arizona State University. While at Arizona State, he was named first-team All-District by the NABC and the USBWA. He was named first-team All-District by the NABC and the USBWA.
James Harden’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
James Harden, born on August 26, 1989, is 32 years old as of today, July 24, 2022. His height is 1.96 m, and he weighs 99 kg.
James Harden’s Profession & Career
James Harden began his professional basketball career when the Oklahoma City Thunder selected him in the 2009 NBA draft. On April 18, 2012, he scored 40 points, his career high, in a game against the Phoenix Suns.
After joining the Rockets, he quickly became one of the NBA’s best scorers and shooting guards. He was suspended for a game in March 2015 after kicking LeBron James.
Under the age of 21, Harden had the fourth highest 3-point percentage in NBA history (minimum of 150 attempts) during the 2009-10 season.
On November 18 and 20, he made seven consecutive 3-point field goals in two games. It was the longest streak of consecutive 3-pointers by a player since Michael Dickerson hit eight in a row a decade ago.
Harden had one of the best statistical seasons in team history in his first season with Houston. He became the fifth player in team history to score 2,000 points in a single season.
Achievements and Awards
During the 2011-12 season, James Harden became the NBA’s second-youngest Sixth Man of the Year and helped the Oklahoma City Thunder reach the NBA Finals.
Harden is the only player in NBA history to record 2000 points, 600 rebounds, and 900 assists in a single season. He is also the youngest player to make 1,000 career three-pointers. He is the first and only player in NBA history to record at least 34 points and 17 assists in the season opener.
James Harden was named MVP, or Most Valuable Player, at the National Basketball Players Association’s inaugural annual awards in 2015.
James Harden’s Salary and Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be more than $200 million as of July 2022. Oklahoma City also attempted to sign Harden to a four-year contract extension worth $55 million during the 2012 free agency period.
Harden signed a four-year, $150 million contract extension with the Rockets on July 9, 2016, and he is currently playing from there. This is also the richest contract in the history of the National Basketball Association.
He also paid $65 thousand for a yellow Chevrolet Camaro. In April 2015, he signed a $200 million endorsement deal with Adidas for the next 13 years.
|Celebrated Name||James Harden|
|Real Name||James Edward Harden Jr.|
|Age||32 years old|
|Birth Date||26 August 1989|
|Birth Place||Bellflower, California, United States|
|Profession||American professional basketball player|
|Net Worth||$200 million|