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An American professional basketball player James Harden is currently associated with the ‘Houston Rockets’. Before 2012, he played for the Oklahoma City Thunder. He was born as James Edward Harden Jr on August 26, 1989.
Apart from his height and beard, his impeccable skills and ability have earned him various accolades such as ‘NBA Most Valuable Player’, and ‘PAC Player of the Year’. He became the first ‘NBA’ player to score 60 points while scoring a triple-double. He was included in the team for the 2012 ‘Olympics’ and the team won the gold.
Height / Weight / Age
James Harden has a towering height of 196 cm and in feet inches; his height is 6’5”. He weighs 100 kg in Kilograms or 220 lbs in Pounds. In August 2020, he will turn 31 years old. His hair color and eye color is black. His body measurement is as follows 44 inches chest, 35 inches waist and 16 inches biceps. He is fond of styling his beard with different techniques.
James Harden’s net worth is estimated to be $46.6 million approximately. His salary is $28.3 million.
Education / Family
James was born to Monja Wills who worked as an administrator with AT&T and James Harden Sr was in the US Navy. He attended Artesia High School where he started playing basketball for his school team. He has a half-brother named Akili Roberson and a sister named Arnique Jelks.
While playing in school and college he became a professional player. He led the team Artesia to win the California state title in his junior and final year. He went to Arizona State University where he appeared on the cover of ‘Sports illustrated’ college basketball issue.
|Real Name||James Edward Harden Jr.|
|Birth Place||Los Angeles, California|
|Date Of Birth||August 26, 1989|
|Height||In centimeters – 196 cm
In feet inches – 6’5”
|Weight||In kilograms – 100 kg
In pounds – 220 lbs
|School||Artesia High School, Lakewood, California|
|College||Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona|
|Home Town||Los Angeles, California|
|Debut||International – 2012
NBA – 2009
|Fathers Name||James Harden Sr.|
|Mothers Name||Monja Willis
|Brothers||Akili Roberson (half-brother)|
Career / Fashion And Style
In 2009, James was considered for the NBA draft and was named a consensus ‘All-American’. ‘Oklahoma City Thunder’ picked him as third overall for the 2009-2010 season. At the age of 21, he became the fourth-highest 3-point percentage scorer.
He scored 26 points against ‘Golden State Warriors’ and was named to the ‘NBA-All Rookie’ second team. In 2012, he joined ‘Houston Rockets’ and signed a contract of $80 million. In a single campaign, he reached 2,000 points, which was recorded in the history of the NBA.
Against ‘Sacramento Kings’ he scored-high 43 points and won the ‘Western Conference Player of the week’. He won the ‘All-Star NBA Third Team for the first time’ and he averaged 25.9 points, 5.8 assists, 4.9 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game.
He scored 40 points in less than 30 minutes and became the first ‘rocket player’. In 2017, for a four-year extension, he signed a contract of a six-year deal worth $228 million which is the richest contract in the history of NBA.
To date he has won ‘NBA All-star’ six times, ‘All-NBA Team’ five times, and ‘NBA First Team’ four times. In 2018, he earned the title of ‘NBA MVP’. For the seasons 2014-2015 and 2017-2018, he was voted as ‘National Basketball Players Association’s MVP’s”.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
|Girlfriends||Trina, American Rapper (2011-2012)
Tahiry Jose, Actress (2013-2014)
Sarah Bellew (2014)
Maliah Michel (2014)
Amber Rose, American Model (2015)
Khloé Kardashian, American Television Personality (2015-2016)
Nelly Wit Da Jelly, Stripper (2015) (Rumored)
Karrueche Tran, American Actress (2016)
Jessyka Janshel (2017)
Here is the list of James’s favourite things.
|Favourite Body-armor Flavour||Strawberry banana, fruit punch|
|Favourite Food||Chicken Pasta, Seabass and halibut fish|
Some Interesting Facts About James Harden
- James is considered to be the most versatile and dangerous scorer with a conversion rate of 84.9% from free throws.
- Before becoming a drug addict, his father was in the Navy.
- In school, he got an opportunity to led his school team to the state title.
- He feels lazy to shave his beard.
- With Adidas, he signed an endorsement deal worth $200 million in 2015.
- His hobbies are listening to music and watching movies.
- Daryl Morey is his coach/trainer.
- In court, his position is of shooting guard.
- Apart from basketball, he is also in philanthropic activities. He has established ‘3 The Harden Way Inc’ which provides better opportunities for young people
- He has donated $1 million to the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
- For international matches, his jersey number is 12 whereas for the NBA it’s 13.