Patrick Beverley’s Passing Struggles In Skills Challenge Didn’t Surprise James Harden Because ‘I’m The Point Guard’

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James Harden is never included in the debate about basketball's best point guard. His consensus nominal position is off-guard, after all, and the Houston Rockets MVP candidate boasts the numbers to prove it – he leads the league in scoring at 27.4 points per game. But that nomenclature and scoring production belies crucial context. Harden is his team's primary ballhandler and top playmaker, and is as natural a passer as close to any player in basketball. Even if his hoops id was more aligned with a traditional shooting guard's, though, The Beard says his team's roster necessitates embracing his floor general side.

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Patrick Beverley Appears To Steal Taco Bell Skills Challenge


Patrick Beverley won the Taco Bell Skills Challenge on All-Star Saturday Night, but it looked like he skipped the passing station.


5 Reasons The Rockets Are Championship Contenders

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The NBA season is still young and teams have yet to reach their full potential, but there are already squads who are showing signs of brilliance.


Patrick Beverley Trains In BANE Mask (Pic)


The Houston Rockets took a big gamble on ace defensive point guard Patrick Beverley when they unloaded Jeremy Lin — and his expiring poison pill contract — on the Lakers this offseason.


Our All-Star Soccer Squad Starring NBA Players


The games are similar, basketball and soccer.

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Noah & George Headline 2014 All-Defensive Teams

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The NBA Lebron is still one of the best defenders in the league, but given Miami finished 11th in defensive rating this season after being a top-five defensive team the last two seasons, it's not a surprise to see him on the second team instead of the first — where he had finished the last four years.


5 Biggest Disappointments In The NBA Playoffs So Far


The NBA Playoffs will either make or break a team or a player.


Al Jefferson & Pat Beverley Prepare To Play In Pain Because It’s The Playoffs


There were a couple of injuries in the opening weekend of the 2014 NBA Playoffs that could mean early exits for the team's involved.


Patrick Beverley Shows Off His Houston Handles In The Big Easy


Houston's playoff fortunes depend a bit on the health of perimeter pest, Patrick Beverley, who has come back quickly from a meniscus tear he suffered last month.

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Report: Patrick Beverley Will Likely Play Again This Year For Houston


Finally some good news for Rockets fans, who heard late last week Dwight Howard might miss 10 games after having a cyst removed from his ankle.


Report: Patrick Beverley Out Indefinitely After Tearing Meniscus

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If you're the schadenfreude sort, you should still hold your tongue.


Gregg Popovich Dimisses Talk Patrick Beverley Is A “Dirty” Player


Thank God Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has officially weighed in on what seems to be a growing consensus — especially this week — that what Rockets point guard Patrick Beverley likes to call physical defense, is what others call flopping or even, "dirty" play.


Patrick Beverley Bangs Russell Westbrook Before A Timeout…Again

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Patrick Beverley has turned into the little engine that could — antagonize Rockets opponents enough to help them into the Conference Finals or beyond this year.


Fantasy Basketball: The Week’s 3 Best Pickups (1.20)


Basketball demands we break down its players not just by stats, but by the time and place they occur.

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