Throwback, James “The Beard” Harden In College

James Edward Harden Jr. was born on August 26, 1988 in Los Angeles, California. He stood 6’5″ and weighs 225 lbs. He is an American professional basketball player playing for Houston Rockets as a starting shooting guard.

James Harden(via pixgood)

He played college in Arizona State University, where he averages  20.1 points, 5.6 rebounds, and 4.2 assists per game. He was named to the 2009 All-Pac 10 Tournament Team, and also he was named the Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year.

After two years in college, he decided to be drafted in NBA. He was successfully drafted by the Oklahoma City Thunder as 3rd pick overall in the 2009 NBA Draft. Harden was part of Oklahoma City Thunder team from 2009-12. Now he is playing with Houston Rockets, and he is the leading scorer of the team. Harden rumored to be in the MVP race.

 

 James Harden college highlights. Watch here: