James Harden is an American professional Basketball player. He currently plays for the Houston Rockets. His net worth is approx. $50 million.
Harden was born on August 26, 1989. He attended Artesia High School in Lakewood, California. He was the star basketball player of his high school team. He led his team to the California State title 2 times. In junior season his stats were 18.8 points average, 7.7 boards and 3.5 assists. In his final year, his stats were 18.8 points, 7.9 rebounds and 3.9 assists. In the college days, he continued to improve his stats and took them to 20.1 points, 5.6 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game.
In 2009, Harden’s NBA career started with Rob Pelinka as his agent. Let’s take a look at his stats for the first four seasons in NBA.
- In 09-10 season he had 9.9 points, 1.8 assists and 3.2 rebounds per game.
- In 10-11 season he had 12.2 points, 2.1 assists and 3.1 rebounds per game.
- In 11-12 season he had 16.8 points, 3.7 assists and 4.1 rebounds per game.
- In 12-13 season he had 25.9 points, 5.8 assists and 4.9 rebounds per game.
And he kept on improving his stats every new season. He has recently signed a $200 million contract with Adidas. This is a 13 year deal and he will be paid an average of $15 million per year. Also in 2012, he signed a contract with Houston Rockets where his current salary is $14 million.
Right now, his 2014-15 season average is 27.4 points, 7.0 assists and 5.7 rebounds per game.