After eye injury, James Harden sets sights on game 3

first_imgUAAP volleyball: UST turns back La Salle, heads to Final 4 with twice-to-beat edge LATEST STORIES SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next It certainly looked bad enough as Harden dropped to the court and stayed there — a hand to his eyes — until the Rockets called a timeout so he could get medical treatment.Green spoke to Harden as he departed the court with a compress on his face.Green said he just wanted to check on Harden after the inadvertent contact.“It’s not about hurting anyone out here,” Green said. “A lot of people forget when a guy has an injury you live that every second of every day and it’s not just about this game. So if his eye is messed up, he’s got to live that every day, so I wanted to check on the guy.”ADVERTISEMENT PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss “Hopefully it gets better day by day,” added Harden, whose Rockets host game three of the best-of-seven second-round Western Conference series on Saturday aiming to start digging out of an 0-2 hole.Harden returned after receiving treatment — including drops to numb pain in his eyes — and led the Rockets with 29 points.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsBut despite the drops, he could be seen squinting and grimacing in the bright lights.“He got raked pretty good in the eyes,” Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni said. “But that’s him — I didn’t have a doubt he was coming back unless it was something catastrophic.” Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power gridcenter_img Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated MOST READ View comments Houston Rockets’ James Harden looks down in the closing minutes of the team’s 115-109 loss to the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, April 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Houston star James Harden, who suffered a lacerated left eyelid in the Rockets’ NBA playoff loss to the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, is hoping three days of rest will have him seeing clearly for their next encounter.“It’s pretty blurry right now,” said Harden, who was swiped in the face by the Warriors’ Draymond Green as they battled for a rebound in the first quarter of Golden State’s 115-109 victory.ADVERTISEMENT Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anewlast_img