2024 NBA Draft
2023 NBA Draft
Extra Draft Pages
NBA Player Search

Previous NBA Drafts
Contacting myNBAdraft

James Harden
Ht/Wt: 6-4 / 218 lbs
Position: SG
Team: Arizona State
Class: Sophomore

2009 Draft Profile - James Harden

Crafty left hand guard with a score first mentality. Has the ability to take over the game at any time in the PAC 10, had similar numbers last year to fellow PAC 10 frosh and number 4 NBA draft pick OJ Mayo. He can shoot from the outside or attack defense and create for himself or teammates, as well as make shots in transition. Not a defined NBA position right now. Has very good shooting percentage in college for a guard, may not have the athleticism to create as well at the next level as a point guard, and not the ideal size for NBA 2 guard. Right now his offense runs through him and takes breather away from the ball. At the next level he will need to learn how to run offense through other players which should come naturally with his range to stretch the floor and his vision. Needs to improve on conditioning and strength, shooting off screens, and show he will not be overpowered defensively.

NBA comparison; Cuttino Mobley, Delonte West
Draft Profile provided by: Tom Patterson

Would you like to write a player profile for any prospect that may be entering the 2009 NBA Draft? Email profiles of any player (even player’s not on our list) to our Webmaster. Credit will be given to the author of the profile.

James Harden Stats

James Harden Video Clips

James Harden Goes off for 40

James Harden Mix

Get to know James Harden

Click here to return