James Harden believes not missing a game in the regular season should matter in the race for NBA MVP. "Yeah, because you're not leaving your teammates out there to dry," Harden said. "For me, I worry about always having my teammates' back and always being out there." Harden and Thunder superstar Russell Westbrook are the only two MVP candidates who haven't missed a game this season. "For the coaching staff and the fans, especially here in Houston, the front office, I'm here to play."