Kendrick Perkins says ‘skinny James Harden’ makes the Rockets title favorites

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Former NBA players and current ESPN analysts Kendrick Perkins and Richard Jefferson react to photos of James Harden from an article in The Athletic by Kelly Iko, showing the Houston Rockets point guard looking much thinner after an intense workout regimen during the NBA shutdown:

In 61 games so far this season, Harden is averaging 34.4 points, 6.4 rebounds, 1.7 steals, 0.9 blocks, and 7.4 assists per game, while shooting at 43.5% from the field.