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

by November 22, 2018
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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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