Right, it's only one game (a mere 1.2 percent of the season), but the Rockets and James Harden looked pretty good in a 105-96 win over the Pistons. Harden scored 37 points, Jeremy Lin added 12 (including eight assists, four rebounds, and four steals), and the team as a whole looked like it might be getting started on those dynasty plans a year early. Or maybe not. The Pistons aren't exactly the Lakers. But then again, the Lakers aren't exactly the Lakers, at least through the first two games.

Harden's deal

$80 million is a lot of money, but it looked like the Rockets spent it well after last night.


What do you make of James Harden's five-year, $80 million contract with the Rockets?


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