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James Harden stats: What are his numbers with Oklahoma City Thunder?

James Harden stats: He has spent 14 seasons with four different teams, including the Rockets and Thunder. In 1,000 regular-season games, he averaged 24.7 points, 7.0 assists, and 5.6 rebounds. Harden is largely recognized as one of the NBA’s finest scorers and shooting guards. The Oklahoma City Thunder picked Harden as the third overall choice in the 2009 NBA lottery. He was voted NBA Sixth Man of the Year with the Thunder in 2012, and he helped the club reach the NBA Finals, where they were defeated in five games by the Miami Heat.

Before the 2012-13 season, the Thunder traded him to the Houston Rockets. During his first season with the franchise, he established or tied multiple team records and was named to his first All-NBA franchise (third team) as well as his first NBA All-Star squad. Over the following seven and a half seasons, he led the league in scoring three times and assists once, and he was crowned NBA Most Valuable Player in 2018.

He was nominated to eight straight NBA All-Star teams and earned All-NBA Team honors seven times, including six first-team choices, during his stint in Houston. Harden was moved to the Brooklyn Nets as part of a four-team transaction at the start of the 2020-21 season. While playing point guard for the Nets, he was chosen to his ninth and tenth consecutive All-Star games. Harden was chosen to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team in October 2021, recognizing him as one of the league’s best players of all time. Harden will lead the NBA in assists for the second time in his career in 2023. Harden has twice represented the United States on the international stage, earning gold medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2014 FIBA World Cup.

James Harden with OKC Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder picked Harden as the third overall choice in the 2009 NBA lottery. During the 2009-10 season, he had the fourth-greatest 3-point percentage in NBA history (.375) by a player under the age of 21 (minimum of 150 tries). He made seven consecutive 3-point field goals over two games (November 18 and 20), the most by a rookie since Houston guard Michael Dickerson made eight straight in May 1999. On December 7, 2009, he set a season-best with 26 points against the Golden State Warriors. At the end of the season, he was selected to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team.

He scored 10-plus points on 54 separate occasions during the 2010-11 season, including a season-high 26 points against the Phoenix Suns on March 6, 2011. During the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season, Harden averaged 16.8 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 3.7 assists in 62 games (two starts), earning him the NBA Sixth Man of the Year award.

In all but four of his outings this season, Harden scored in double digits. On April 18, 2012, he set a season-high with 40 points against Phoenix, becoming the first NBA backup player to do it since Dallas guard Rodrigue Beaubois in March 2010. Harden led the Thunder to the 2012 NBA Finals, where they were beaten by the Miami Heat in five games. Oklahoma City sought to sign Harden to a four-year contract deal for between $52 and $55 million during the 2012 free agency season. Harden later claimed that he was given inadequate time to look into the offer.

Let’s look back at James Harden’s stats with the Oklahoma City Thunder

In 220 games for the Thunder, James Harden has averaged 12.7 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 2.5 assists.

SeasonGPFGMFG%3PM3P%FTMFT%RebAssistStealBlockPoints
2009-107623340.39337.519480.82441378020753
2010-118229843.611334.928984.32551769224998
2011-126230949.11143931284.625222962151,044

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