James Harden and Dwight Howard, a dynamic duo?

Dwight Howard will trade in his Lakers jersey for a Rockets jersey.
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Dwight Howard will trade in his Lakers jersey for a Rockets jersey.

At 25.9 points per game, James Harden was fifth in scoring last season in the NBA, less than 3 points shy of Carmelo Anthony’s league-leading mark, while soon-to-be teammate Dwight Howard ripped down an 12.4 rebounds, tops in the league.

There is a possibility Houston could be the 12th team in NBA history with the leading scorer and rebounder.

The other 11:


2000-01 PHI Allen Iverson 31.1 ppg, Dikembe Mutombo (traded to PHI from ATL), 13.5 rpg

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1997-98 CHI Michael Jordan 28.7 ppg, Dennis Rodman 15 rpg

1996-97 CHI Michael Jordan 29.7 ppg, Dennis Rodman 16.1 rpg

1995-96 CHI Michael Jordan 30.4 ppg, Dennis Rodman 14.9 rpg

1993-94 SA David Robinson 29.8 ppg, Dennis Rodman 17.3 rpg


1965-66 PHI (76ers) Wilt Chamberlain 33.5 ppg, Wilt Chamberlain 24.6 rpg

1962-63 SF Wilt Chamberlain 44.8 ppg, Wilt Chamberlain 24.3 rpg

1961-62 PHI (Warriors) Wilt Chamberlain 50.4 ppg, Wilt Chamberlain 25.7 rpg,

1960-61 PHI (Warriors) Wilt Chamberlain 38.4 ppg, Wilt Chamberlain 27.2 rpg

1959-60 PHI (Warriors) Wilt Chamberlain 37.6 ppg, Wilt Chamberlain 27 rpg


1954-55 PHI (Warriors) Neil Johnston 22.7 ppg, Neil Johnston 15.1 rpg