James Harden is a star on the rise. With a rare all-around game and leadership skills that belie his age, Harden has the makeup to be a star in any situation. This is the story of how he came to be here. Most fans are aware of Harden?s 2012 NBA finals run with Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook when he was a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder and that he is now the cornerstone of the Houston Rockets franchise, but in order to truly understand James Harden, you must first understand where he came from. This book explores Harden?s upbringing, his high school and college careers, and details his breakthrough into the NBA, all the way through the onset of the 2013-14 season. Harden?s exceptional talents and promising future have fans and critics wondering where his career will take him next. Inside, you will discover where it all started and learn why so many fans love Harden so much. From family to basketball to the future, all you need to know about James Harden is right here, right now, in the most up to date coverage of his life. This book also includes all of James Harden?s college and NBA statistics.