Kristian Winfield: James Harden says he thinks he’s the NBA MVP, and it’s hard to disagree

After James Harden scored 44 points in a win over the Pistons on Friday night, I asked him if he felt he belongs in the conversation for Most Valuable Player. “Do I feel like I belong? I feel like I am the MVP,” Harden responded. “It’s just that simple. Just I don’t want to talk, I don’t want to speak individually on myself. I’m just going to leave it at that.” It’s hard to disagree. The Beard was dominant in Brooklyn’s 113-111 win in Detroit. Without Kyrie Irving (personal) and Kevin Durant (hamstring), Harden hit side-step 3s, step-back 3s, contested 3s and spot-up 3s to keep his Nets afloat…

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