Two years into his career with the Houston Rockets. All-NBA first team guard, hall of fame beard owner and core piece to the USA mens basketball team James Harden says he’s the best in the league. No really. Here’s what he had to say in an interview with ESPN.
Scoop: Bottom line, you are on this team and a lot of players aren’t, but in your mind, who is the best basketball player alive right now?
Scoop: That’s what I was about to say, “including you.” You made that sound like it was an easy answer.
Harden: It is. Myself.
Armed with one of the most disrespectful step-back jumpshots in the game. Harden posted averages of 25.4 ppg, 6.1 apg, 4.7 rpg and 1.6 this past season and lead the Rockets to the postseason. Check out his top 10 plays from the 2013-2014 season.