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Harden Thinks It’s Too Late To Fix Sixers Relationship



Harden Thinks It's Too Late To Fix Sixers Relationship

Jason Bristol of KHOU 11 chatted with Harden before his JH-Town charity weekend.

James Harden did not adopt a noticeably different tone Thursday night when he was back in the US.

Harden spoke to Jason Bristol of KHOU 11 in Houston after calling Sixers president of basketball operations Daryl Morey a “liar” a few days earlier while on a tour of China.

The entire summer, I’ve been patient, Harden said to KHOU 11. “For me, it’s just focusing on what I can control, and that’s working out, staying in shape, and getting ready for a good season.”

On June 29, Harden decided to activate his $35.6 million player option, and the Sixers agreed to look into trading the 10-time All-Star guard. The Clippers, Harden’s preferred destination, and the Sixers held discussions but recently stopped trade negotiations.

Bristol questioned Harden on if it was still possible for him to mend fences with the Sixers.

I believe so,” he replied.

Harden averaged a franchise-best 29.6 points throughout the course of his very productive 621 games for the Rockets. He is returning in Houston for his JH-Town charity weekend since he still has strong links to the area.

On Thursday, Harden was preparing for an upcoming celebrity softball game. His Impact 13 Foundation claims that during the weekend, the group will give backpacks to youngsters, present academic awards, and give families that are food insecure meals.

“As many people as I can reach and lift them up, then I feel like I’m doing my job,” stated Harden.

Harden’s emotions about his work with the Sixers appear to have not changed.

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