37 James Harden Quotes from American Basketball Player

James Harden, born on August 26, 1989, in Los Angeles, is a famous professional basketball player currently with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Nicknamed “The Beard,” he has played for three major NBA teams since his debut in 2009 and has a net worth of $165 million.

Harden displayed basketball prowess from high school through college at Arizona State University.


He started his professional career with the Oklahoma City Thunder, moved to the Houston Rockets and then to the Brooklyn Nets before joining the 76ers in 2022.

During his career, he has earned numerous accolades, including the NBA Most Valuable Player award in 2018.

Despite his success on the court, Harden’s personal life, particularly his relationships, remains relatively private.

James Harden plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

I have handpicked some of the top quotes by James Harden in this article.

Best James Harden Quotes


Personally, I’m a V-neck guy. ~ James Harden.


In any situation, I’m going to be good. ~ James Harden.


In a business, you’ve got to move on. ~ James Harden.


I’m not the fastest guy or the quickest guy. ~ James Harden.


I just want to thank God for everything he has done in my life. ~ James Harden.


I have a collection of 50-plus snapback hats. ~ James Harden.

I took a back seat and did whatever it took for the team to win. ~ James Harden.


I mesh with anyone. ~ James Harden.

I still get motivated every single day. ~ James Harden.


You have a dream, you have a goal that you want to do something, you’re going to find a way to do it. ~ James Harden.

This is a business and everything happens for a reason. I’m going to just to play hard, try to play hard and do whatever it takes to win. ~ James Harden.


Now, I’m back to my old ways: Needing to be the leader, needing to score. ~ James Harden.

Famous James Harden Quotes

That excitement on the court, I’m the same way off the court. I like to have fun, meet people; I like to give high-fives to the kids courtside. Just have fun. That’s kind of my personality, that’s how I’ve been. ~ James Harden.


Growing up in college, in high school, I was the focal point. ~ James Harden.

In life, things just don’t work out. And then, you know, so what, what’s next? ~ James Harden.

I heard a lot of those things. I heard that I was greedy; that I didn’t care about winning; heard the questioning of my loyalty. And I’m thinking: ‘Of course I want to win. I’ve been winning my entire life.’ ~ James Harden.


You’ve got positive people that encourage you, that are all about the same things. ~ James Harden.

During summer or charity games I’ll wear my bright orange or green or turquoise ones and guys are always like, ‘Why are your shoes so bright?’ ~ James Harden.

Popular James Harden Quotes

I don’t really get nervous. I feel like it’s another opportunity for me to learn something new. ~ James Harden.

This year I’ve just been aggressive. I still have that mindset of passing the ball, and being aggressive and attacking to the basket is going to draw more attention, and that way I can find my teammates. Being in attack mode is something I try to bring into every single game, and that’s what’s making me be so successful. ~ James Harden.


It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity. ~ James Harden.

Being named as a finalist for the USA Basketball National Team is an unbelievable feeling and an opportunity that is truly humbling. It is an honor to be included with such talented players and I look forward to the chance to represent my country this summer. ~ James Harden.


If you have a dream, chase it no matter what it takes. ~ James Harden.

I’m old school. ~ James Harden.

That’s my obsession now. To be the kind of leader who does what’s necessary to win. ~ James Harden.

I’m old school. I’m not the fastest guy or the quickest guy. ~ James Harden.


I’ve never had much notoriety. It’s fine with me. ~ James Harden.

Some guys travel with expensive Louis Vuitton luggage but it gets all scratched up under the plane. I’d rather not spend too much money on something that’s just going to get messed up. ~ James Harden.


Work, every single day, I fell in love with it. You can’t expect to be great if you don’t put the work in. ~ James Harden.

Top James Harden Quotes

My dream was to be in the NBA. I wasn’t really focused on being a star player on a team. I just wanted to make it to the NBA. I’ve been blessed for the opportunities to be in the Finals, been in the playoffs ever since I’ve been in the NBA. ~ James Harden.

I’m with Houston now. I just have to come in here and play hard and win games. ~ James Harden.


I think we all have to go through bad times to prevail and be great. ~ James Harden.

The kind of support we have in Oklahoma City, it’s the best in the NBA. Phenomenal. Beards in the crowd, the whole nine. The city is really something special. ~ James Harden.

Growing up, I wish that I’d had the supplies and laptops and all the new technology that’s out right now. ~ James Harden.

There are a lot of guys who play in the NBA. There aren’t a lot of guys who have a chance to win a gold medal, too. ~ James Harden.

So these were the 37 top quotes about James Harden.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other posts on John Stamos quotes and Carla Harris quotes.

Share with others!
Chandan Negi
Chandan Negi

I’m the Founder of Internet Pillar - I love sharing quotes and motivational content to inspire and motivate people - #quotes #motivation #internetpillar