James Harden News Archive
Despite playing well for 36 minutes, Harden told the Houston Chronicle his ankle is still hurting. "It's sore," he said after the game. "I got stepped on early. I decided to play through it and forget about it and ice it after the game. Hopefully, it will start feeling better."
Harden (ankle) scored 19 points (7-13 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 4-4 FT) to go along with six assists and three steals in 36 minutes against Chicago on Wednesday.
Harden (high ankle sprain) said he will play against Chicago on Wednesday, the Houston Chronicle reports.
Harden (high ankle sprain) participated in Wednesday's shootaround but remains a game-time decision for Wednesday's game against Chicago, the Houston Chronicle reports.
Harden said he has a high-ankle sprain and that this is the worst sprain he has had in his NBA career, the Houston Chronicle reports. "I have rolled my ankle a couple times, just like every other NBA player but this one was pretty bad," he said.
Harden revealed after practice on Tuesday that he is suffering from a high ankle sprain, Fox 26 reports.
Harden (ankle) did not practice with the team on Tuesday, the Houston Chronicle reports.
Assistant coach Kelvin Sampson says Harden's ankle injury is not as bad as the team thought and would not be surprised if he played Wednesday, the Rockets' official site reports.
Harden (ankle) did not practice Monday, the Rockets' official site reports.
Harden (ankle) was in pain after Sunday's game, the Houston Chronicle reports. "Very, very, very painful," Harden said, adding he did not know how long the ankle sprain would keep him out. "I'm in pain right now. I'm just trying to get through this, these seconds."