James Harden (33, Philadelphia 76ers) became the NBA Help King in the 2022-23 season.
Harden decorated a post on the official NBA SNS on the morning of the 11th (Korean time). The NBA explained that it “added another assist title to Bro’s unmatched shot-making resume.”
Harden has maintained his lead in assists this season, averaging 10.7 assists per game. Harden has held the No. 1 spot throughout the season, with the exception of briefly losing the No. 1 spot to Tyrese Halliburton in mid-November last year due to a month-long absence due to a tendon injury in her right foot.
Above all, Harden has already won the title of helper once with an average of 11.2 assists per game in the 16-17 season. Therefore, with this award, he became the first player to record three assists and assists twice in his career.
Harden’s assist count this season is less than when he first became the crown, but he showed remarkable game dominance while committing just 3.4 turnovers. (16-17 season turnover 5.7) He led the team’s rise by recording figures over 3 in assist-to-turnover ratio.메이저놀이터
In addition, this season, Harden boasted efficiency in outside shooting ability in addition to the leading part. He had a 38.5 percent 3-point percentage (7.2 attempts), the second-highest in his career.
Harden, who has been in poor shape due to recent injuries, will now focus on playing against the Brooklyn Nets in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.
On the other hand, thanks to Joel Embiid and Harden, Philadelphia has the top scorer and assists king at the same time this season.