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James Harden On The Nets' Championship Chances: "We're More Than Confident That It's Going To Be Difficult For A Team To Beat Us Four Times In A Best-Of-Seven Series."

Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports

Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports

It's been a month since James Harden was traded from the Houston Rockets to the Brooklyn Nets and the player is having a great moment at the Barclays Center so far. The Beard has adapted his game to the needs of the team and has focused on dishing assists than scoring points, his primary job in Houston.

He recently talked with ESPN's Rachel Nichols, where he explained how his life has changed in this past month, especially with all the things that happened in Houston and how he's playing with two superstars in Brooklyn now. Harden was asked if he felt the Nets had enough talent to win the NBA championship and his response was pretty clear.

"Of course. We're more than confident that it's going to be difficult for a team to beat us four times in a best-of-seven series."

Well, a couple of weeks ago, Anthony Davis named the New Yorkers as the biggest threat for the Los Angeles Lakers this season. Seeing Harden's confidence, you know AD has reasons to think that way. However, they still have things to figure out before the playoffs but they're hungry to win and not only Harden but Kyrie Irving has warned the league about these Nets.

Moreover, he talked about his last days in Houston, giving props to the team's front office for sending him to Brooklyn when they had the chance to ship him somewhere else.

"No. I wasn’t trying to be disrespectful. I wasn’t trying to be selfish. I feel like the front office knew where I stood, and what I wanted. I apologize how for it went down, but I guess I had to do what I had to do, in order to get to where I wanted to go.

"Credit to Houston. They didn’t necessarily have to trade me to Brooklyn. They could have traded me anywhere, but those are some standup guys over there. It ended up the right way, I just didn’t like how that month or two played out."

Now he's ready to play for that title with the Nets alongside Irving and Kevin Durant, his former teammate in Oklahoma City. They still have things to work out but the Nets are on the right way. If they somehow adjust their defense, this team can be a real threat, as Anthony Davis stated in recent days.