While Harden had a modest increase in production from his first to the second season, his jump from second to third propelled The Beard to winning the 6th man of the year award. His scoring off the bench helped the Thunder upset the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals in shocking fashion.
The Hyperdunk 2011 was more of the same in terms of continuing the “every-man” playability in the Hyperdunk line. The Zoom Air units in the heel and forefoot provide cushioning the propels players forward. While Harden couldn’t metaphorically propel his team past the Miami Heat, the team was about to bounce towards a completely different direction.