If you had to ask many knowledgable NBA fans about the weakness of Houston Rockets star James Harden, many them would not his defense is that weakness.
Today, the Houston Rockets held their media day and James was asked about his defensive abilities which even he noted can be pretty bad at times according to Jenny Dial Creech of the Houston Chronicle:
James Harden: “I know at times my defense is pretty bad.” Said he knows he has to be better defensively.
— Jenny Dial Creech (@jennydialcreech) September 29, 2014
Later on, Harden noted that he was working to improve his focus on defense according to Jonathan Feigen of Houston Chronicle and that he has to be great on both ends of the floor:
James Harden: "I have to be better. I have to be great on both ends." Said improving his defense is about better "focus."
— Jonathan Feigen (@Jonathan_Feigen) September 29, 2014
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