James Harden On Rest: ‘I’ll Rest When I’m Done’

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While some marquee NBA stars have come under fire for taking games off to rest during the regular season, one MVP candidate has no such inclination to follow suit.

Houston Rockets guard James Harden said he can rest when the season is over. Until then, his message to Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni is to keep putting him in the lineup. “I’m a hooper,” Harden said. “I just want to hoop. I’ll rest when I’m done. I feel like my teammates and organization need me to go out there and do what I do. I get obviously paid for it, but it’s something I love. I enjoy the grind. I enjoy how hard it is. I think that makes you tougher. That makes you who you are.”

Source: ESPN News