James Harden: ‘Something had to change’

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But you can’t fire (James) Harden and you don’t bring (Dwight) Howard to Houston just to be 10th in the West after Wednesday night.

“We are responsible. … It’s got to be a wake-up call,” said (Corey) Brewer, who insisted the Rockets let down (Kevin) McHale and stressed that the ex-coach hadn’t lost the locker room.

“Something had to change,” Harden said. “I feel like for me, I had to change.”

Source: Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle