James Harden Rumors

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James Harden
James Harden
Position: G
Born: 08/26/89
Height: 6-5 / 1.96
Weight:220 lbs. / 99.8 kg.
Salary: $30,570,000
Reigning MVP James Harden ended with 47 points, including the game-winning dagger with 13.3 ticks remaining, but it was the possession before that where he got away with an illegal move. Matched up in an isolation situation with Ricky Rubio, Harden made two consecutive stepback moves before hoisting up a 3-point attempt and receiving a foul call. After review, the official Twitter account of NBA referees admitted Tuesday afternoon that they got it wrong, but it doesn’t change the outcome.
Storyline: Officiating Complaints
Jazz players and coach Quin Snyder were hesitant to criticize referees for missing it after the loss in fear of being fined. “I’m not going to answer, but I think 100 percent of the people know the answer,” Rubio said. “I didn’t see it live, I saw that video,” said Jazz center Rudy Gobert added. “I mean, that’s a new move. I haven’t seen it before.”
There’s also the relationships he has with rappers Nipsey Hussle, Travis Scott and Meek Mill. The crossover between hip-hop and basketball has been fluid for decades. The phrase “rappers wanna be ballers, and ballers wanna be rappers” holds true, no matter the era. Every pregame playlist at Toyota Center features a heavy rotation of music from this trio, per special request from the Beard. The Nipsey ties are obvious, Harden and Hussle are both from Compton — one of the most notorious hoods in Los Angeles. Travis Scott is Houston-made, and his and Harden’s chemistry is electric, starting from when they first met a couple years ago.