Article Photos: James Harden, Serge Ibaka in running for Most Improved Player 2/2

Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) goes up to shoot past Boston Celtics' Kevin Garnett (5) as Paul Pierce, right, watches during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) ORG XMIT: MAMD101