The NBA hiatus has caused many players to stop working out. Without the availability of their practice facilities, some NBA players have not been able to shoot a ball in months. If the NBA is going to come back, there needs to be a training camp period to get themselves back into game shape. This appears to be the truth for James Harden.
Harden was spotted looking skinnier than usual. Without the readily available practice facility or any gyms, Harden has not been able to stick to his regimen. The hiatus has resulted in him losing weight drastically.
The Houston Rockets are one of the teams expected to be in the mix for the second half of the season. The NBA is still trying to decide what the best course of action is going into the second half of the season.