Harden, Thunder Starting To Gain Confidence

November 21st, 2009 by Casey Womack Leave a reply »
After Friday's win over Washington Friday night, James Harden and company went and ate at Mickey Mantles restaurant with a little bit of swagger.

For the second straight game, Harden set a new career high with 25 points. The rookie was hot from behind the arch again going 4-6 from trey ball land.  

But the thing that has impressed me the most is with every game that passes, he seems to be gaining more knowledge and confidence.  That behind-the-back pass he dished to Westbrook before going out of bounds was nothing short of amazing. 

When this team is on offensively, they have the potential to be the toughest team in league to stop.

The Thunder are already making a name for themselves for their new found defensive efforts. Although with players like Durant, Green, Westbrook, and now Harden all being offensive threats, they could be just as tough as the Boston Celtics to slow down.

Jeff Green seemed to be getting out of his slump as of late hitting 53 percent of his field goal attempts Friday night.  He scored 19 points with 14 rebounds securing a double-double in the first half.

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