Everyone knows James Harden the All-Star basketball player, elite scorer, MVP, the beard, but not many people know James Harden the person.
He is the type to let his game to do the talking and keep everything else out of the spotlight.
The team at Playmaker HQ and I decided to find out who James Harden is and where he came from. After learning more about him, it’s shocking that Netflix hasn’t released a mini series on this man’s life.
What we discovered was compelling and heartfelt childhood stories, a little hidden NBA drama, some funny facts, and a couple of expert facial hair tips, straight from The Beard’s mouth.
Other than being a basketball god, James is a family hero, loyal friend, hometown legend and an inspiration.
If #1 doesn’t give you goosebumps, I don’t know what will.
Without any further introduction, let’s let these 15 fascinating stories and facts speak for themselves, starting with a shocking choice Harden made while playing in OKC.