The guard averaged 15 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, joining Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson as the only rookies to post those numbers in a season.
- Since the start of the 2016-17 season, Harden is averaging 10 assists per game.
New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis is the other finalist for the MVP award. In this picture, Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets reacts to a play during Game Four of the Western Conference Finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, May 22, 2018.
"But it seems that what we have today is a system where you don't want players to say anything at all". He finished fourth in the voting last season.
"But the only thing that really bothers me is where are the white athletes when this is happening?" he said backstage. Gordon won the award last season.
Dwane Casey was chosen Coach of the Year for his work with the Toronto Raptors, who fired him last month.
Lou Williams of the Los Angeles Clippers took Sixth Man honors.
Casey won over Quin Snyder of Utah and Brad Stevens of Boston. Usually, the knock on Harden was his defense, but in the switching scheme the Rockets employed all season he held his own.
Those facts were not lost on two-time MVP victor Stephen Curry, as he took to Instagram to wonder if the man who drafted those players for the Thunder, Sam Presti, was getting an MVP award too. A former NBA MVP and 12-time All-Star, Robertson averaged 25.7 points, 9.5 assists and 7.5 rebounds over 14 NBA seasons between the Cincinnati Royals and Milwaukee Bucks.
Since May, the Saudi government has detained about 12 activists who fought for a long list of reforms and civil rights. Amnesty has also called for wider reforms in Saudi Arabia , where women remain subject to male guardianship laws.
England will now play Belgium in Kaliningrad on Thursday with the victor of that match advancing from the group in first place. Both Cristiano Ronaldo and Romelu Lukaku are in second place with four goals each.
On Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security said 2,342 children have been separated from their parents since last month. A subsequent ruling in 2016 bars the government from keeping children in family detention centers for more than 20 days.
Another added: "God forgive me, the priest was getting kicked up and down the chapel like a football if that was my child". A video of a Catholic priest slapping a crying baby in the face during a baptism has surfaced online.
Maguire, Stones and Kane, in particular, offer an aerial threat at set-pieces which England believe they can fully exploit. Speaking to BBC One after the Tunisia win, Kane said: "We have shown resilience for a while now since the gaffer come in".
Saudi Arabia finished Group A in third place with three points, while Egypt was last after losing all three of its games. However, right before the end of the first half and after intense referee deliberation, S.
While it was a short appearance, a Florida magistrate judge ordered the 22-year-old to be held without bond. Then, a few weeks later, they sent him to jail on charges of brutally abusing his pregnant girlfriend.
Baijal said that it was a matter of pride and privilege that yoga was being practised in 200 countries by crores of people. Yoga might be India's greatest cultural export, but brand India itself is encouraging more yogapreneurs every year.
Such displays have angered some Serbian fans, who often wear T-shirts bearing the map of Kosovo with the Serbian flag on it. Albania's national flag was at the center of Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia on Friday at the World Cup.
Falih also said the real increase for OPEC and non-OPEC would be smaller than the nominal gain of 1 million bpd. Riyadh has said it is ready "to mitigate the effects of any supply shortages" from USA sanctions on Iran's oil.
Non-OPEC members including Russia , Oman and Mexico also agreed to cut 558,000 bpd off their production to stabilise the market. Retail prices of petrol and diesel are ruling at Rs 75 a litre and Rs 68 a litre amid the global surge in crude prices.
NRF applauds online sales tax decision
Those governments are now expected to swiftly start forcing online vendors to collect taxes. Honestly, this shouldn't be surprising to anyone, but it's a bummer nonetheless.
What's that extra in my online cart? Soon, maybe a sales tax
Tom Reed, R-N.Y., said he supported the ruling's creation of a level playing field between online sellers and physical retailers. The court gave South Dakota a victory, knocking aside the physical-presence rule as arbitrary and obsolete in the digital age.
Turkey votes in pivotal test for Erdogan
Opposition parties and NGOs have deployed up to half a million monitors at ballot boxes to ward against possible electoral fraud. If a candidate wins just over 50 percent of the vote, he will win the presidency, but if not, there will be a runoff on July 8.
Trump Signs Order to 'keep Families Together'
She also ruled that the announced decree would replace one crisis with another: "Children have no place in prison", she said. Marshals Service and sends many children to facilities run by the Department of Health and Human Services.
Trump threatens tariff on all European cars
Trump ran for the presidency on a vow to topple seven decades of American policy that had favored ever-freer trade among nations. And he is threatening to impose another national security-based tariff on imports of cars, trucks and auto parts.
European Union slaps retaliatory tariffs on USA goods
The equivalent value of €2.8 billion worth of United States goods that will be hit by import duties charged by the EU. The new duties have been imposed as tensions over trade continued to grow between the United States and China.