James Harden told reporters he knows he needs to improve his defense this season.
The scuttlebutt on Harden has always been that while he's an unquestionably prolific point-scorer, his defense is rough, to put it mildly. "I have to be better. I have to be great on both ends," is what he told beat reporters. Harden attributed his poor defense to a lack of focus in seasons past, something he intends to improve.
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