James Harden Misses First Game of Season With Flu

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An ailing left wrist and a 4.5-game cushion in the Western Conference standings weren’t enough to sideline Houston Rockets star James Harden, but the flu bug is.

Harden missed the team’s 123-116 win Sunday night in Phoenix because of the illness. It was the first game Harden sat out this season. Harden also missed the team’s Sunday shoot-around because of the sickness.

Source: ESPN