James Harden praises Scottie Barnes after being picked up in full court in a pickup: 'He's is a dog'

The two players took part in an outdoor run in summer together with Raptors head coach Rico Hines. Hines is focused on the development of players,

The Toronto team was formed following previous work working for Toronto's staff prior to his time with Golden State Warriors, Sacramento Kings as well as St. John's University. 

Hines The workouts of Hines have featured stars like Harden and Barnes along with a variety of other top athletes including Tyrese Haliburton 

And Pascal Siakam. And Pascal Siakam. Barnes as the reigning NBA Rookie of the Year has caught the attention of Harden. 

I'm not one of those who gets excited over footage of scrimmage. 

It's thrilling to see Barnes fight Harden all the way around the court. It's equally as thrilling to watch Barnes clapping each time he plays. 

He is able to stop him from scoring the bucket.