James Harden continued his roll with a 43-point triple-double last night to carry the Rockets to a 113-101 win over the Memphis Grizzlies, pulling Houston (21-15) into a tie for fourth place in the West standings less than three weeks after they were 14th in the conference.

Harden joined Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant as the only players in the past three decades to score at least 400 points over a 10-game span.  

His Mom is one of the main reasons he’s able to flourish, and not get distracted. 

According to B/R

Basically, anyone, especially internet trolls, who comes at her son is in for a rude awakening.

“He [James] tells me, ‘Mom, stay off Facebook’ and all social media, so I don’t have some of them,” Willis said. “I have Instagram because I show my kids and my grandkids, sneak in there sometimes. But I’m still going to be a mom, my feelings still get hurt, just like any other mom. Anybody talk about your kids, your feelings are going to get hurt. So whether they are playing basketball or working at McDonald’s, if somebody talks about your kid, you’ll have an attitude about it.”

“She was really supportive growing up, as she is now,” Harden said. “And she keeps me going and motivated now, too.”

Behind every great NBA Player is a great supportive Mother. 

Just look at all the NBA’s greats, Hall of Fame Moms. 

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