James Harden gave the term “jab step” a more literal meaning Monday night against the Memphis Grizzlies.

The Houston Rockets guard took an inbound pass from Ben McLemore with Grizzlies forward Jae Crowder draped on him defensively.

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Harden didn’t take too kindly to Crowder, hitting him in his crotch area.

Crowder was called for the foul and then got into an argument with McLemore that led to his ejection from the game.

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