Chris Paul: James Harden is a ‘Really Good Post Defender’

by November 22, 2018

Chris Paul gave props to James Harden‘s post defense Wednesday night.

CP3 says The Beard’s defensive work is often overlooked.

Harden led the way for the Houston Rockets with a season-high 43 points last night—outdueling Blake Griffin, who had 37 points and 11 rebounds—as they held off the visiting Detroit Pistons 126-124.

Per the AP:

“With P.J. [Tucker] getting kicked out of the game early it put more minutes on our guys,” Harden said. “But we found a way to win. There’s going to be games like that where you’ve got to figure it out.”

The Rockets have won eight of 10 to improve to 9-7.

“At the end of the game, two turnovers down the stretch killed us,” Griffin said. “It doesn’t matter how many points you score … in the big moments, that’s where I have to be better.”

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