- Date of Birth:
- August 26, 1989
- 6' 5"
- Los Angeles
James Harden (born in Los Angeles, California on August 26, 1989) is an American basketball player. While at Arizona State, he played college basketball, and was later selected from the 2009 NBA draft to play for Oklahoma City. Harden has won gold medals in the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2014 FIBA World Cup with the U.S. National Basketball Team. Before the 2012-13 season, he was traded to the Houston Rockets, and he currently plays for that team.
Best Known For:
James Harden is best known for being a professional basketball player.
Harden is a Christian and has often talked about the role of faith in his basketball career. In 2009, he began growing what is now his trademark beard. His beard is so famous that it has appeared on t-shirts and in songs. He began dating Khloe Kardashian in July 2015, before her divorce from Lamar Odom was finalized. But when Lamar nearly died of an alleged drug overdose in Oct. 2015, Khloe decided to call off the divorce, thus ending her relationship with James.