World news – James Harden Overcomes Health Fear Against Wizards [WATCH]

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James Harden dribbles in the second half against Brooklyn’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers on February 2 at the Barclays Center.

The Brooklyn Nets had won 14 of their last 15 games before losing to Magic in Orlando on Friday. They wanted to start a new streak on Sunday when they hosted the Washington Wizards at the Barclays Center.

The absolute last thing the Nets can afford to keep winning is a significant injury to James Harden. In that regard, they seemed to dodge a bullet on Sunday.

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Towards the end of the second quarter against the Wizards, Harden went to correct a loose ball – but also a diving Garrison Matthews. The wizards’ striker collided with Harden, his left shoulder hitting the right side of Harden’s face. Harden fell back and grimaced immediately before grabbing his face and neck.

The Nets star then stayed on the pitch as Nets Head sports coach Sebastien Poirier took care of him.

 » Of course, you will always be very careful and careful in the header area, « YES Network’s play-by-play commentator Ryan Ruocco said on the game’s broadcast. « And the Nets training staff will. »

Sarah Kustok, YES Network color analyst, added, « You can see he (Harden) keep trying to work and move his neck. He had closed his eyes for a significant amount of time before finally getting up. I definitely hope he’s fine. « 

Harden then walked slowly and carefully back into the locker room at halftime, according to ESPN’s Malika Andrews. Most of the team stayed with him on the court as he sat on center court and got his head and neck from the medical staff Finally he walked back unaided, rubbing his neck.

James Harden can get up and walk on his own 🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/kQEVpQUf8U

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Harden previously had problems, particularly in 2012 from former Lakers striker Metta World Peace, whose vicious elbow against Harden suspended him of seven games through the NBA.

James Harden has suffered concussions and neck injuries in the past – the most famous of which is this blow.https: //t.co/BybP0GK1j8 pic.twitter.com/C1r0POuUn4

The fans of the networks did not stay The Athletic’s Alex Schiffer said that Harden was on the pitch before the third quarter started before he started the second half for Brooklyn.

Harden finished with 26 points (at 10-of-23- Shooting), five rebounds, eight assists, and three steals while playing at team level for 39 minutes, leading the nets to a 113-106 over the Wizards. At the end of the game, Harden was called « MVP! » Chants from the Barclays Center crowd again, according to Kristian Winfield of the New York Daily News.

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