Salman Ali (@SalmanAliNBA) and USA Today's Ben DuBose (@BenDuBose) cut through all the James Harden to Houston noise to answer the real question we’ve all been dodging: Do we still believe in James Harden?
Is James Harden actually coming to Houston?
What would Harden’s role be if he comes to Houston?
Would either of us give Harden a four-year max?
What would prevent us from giving him a four-year max?
Where do fears of a bad 37-year-old James Harden stem from?
Are those fears valid? Is he actually declining fast?
Can the Rockets manage his minutes long-term?
How much do Harden’s playoff performances color those fears?
Can Harden still be a major cog for a title contender?
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