James Harden is a great scorer and we all know that. The thing he has to improve is his defense. A lot of NBA fans love to make fun of Harden’s “defensive skills”.

Yesterday at the Rockets’ media day he admitted that his defense isn’t very good:

“I know at times my defense is pretty bad. I have to be better. I have to be great on both ends.” – Harden said.

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We will see just how committed James Harden is to playing defense once the games get underway this season. If he wants to lead the Rockets to glory he has to improve his defensive skills.