SportsNation Blog Archives DeMar DeRozan
James Harden isn't always the flashiest, but he's nothing if not methodical and effective.
Even in a game that doesn't count in the NBA standings, and even after he gets dunked on by a lesser (but still pretty good) player.
That's what happened Sunday in the final of Los Angeles' Drew League, when the Southland native was absolutely put on a poster by Compton's own DeMar DeRozan, a onetime All-Star with the Toronto Raptors:
But true to form, the Houston Rockets star and players' MVP waited for his moment to strike ... then did this, over fellow Angeleno Nick Young, for what was the eventual game-winner:
Harden's team, LAUNFD (L.A. Unified), eventually beat Most Hated Players 98-93 in the final to continue a strong run in the Drew League.
4 titles in 6 years! LAUNFD defeats M.H.P. 98-93 to win the 2015 Championship! #thedrew— Drew League (@DrewLeague) August 9, 2015
And Harden wasn't just a one-play wonder. As he does, Harden had a game.
Is it NBA season yet?
H/T Bleacher Report