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Harden led the League in the 'Four Point Plays' category

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The most recent proof of Harden's basketball virtuosity came in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals when he dunked on Warriors' forward Draymond Green.

Stats don't lie. During the course of the 2017-18 NBA regular season, it was Houston Rockets' versatile guard James Harden who led the League in the 'Four Point Plays' department!

'The Beard' averaged 30.4 point, 8.8 dimes and 5.4 boards per. While being frequently isolated (he led the League in 'points per isolation possession' category) he made 14 potential 'Four Point' plays and successfully completed 13 of those during the course of his first 60 regular-season games.

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The legitimate MVP candidate thus became the first player, since Bulls Michael Jordan in 1988-89, to average better than 30 points and 8 dimes per game with his true shooting percentage above 60%.

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