James Harden during a match against the Houston Rockets. Photo/Getty Images
Houston star James Harden is reportedly forced to deal with rival teams by withdrawing the richest deal in NBA history.
Rumors swirled throughout the week that Harden wanted to get out of the rocket, and the team explode on their own after a fierce season in Hell.
The decision made by the 31-year-old scoring machine to report leaving the Rockets was followed by reports that Houston’s other superstar Russell Westbrook also wanted to leave, followed by manager Mike Dan Tony and GM Daryl Mori coming out the door.
The rumors surrounding whether ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski refused to extend a two-year monster contract extension, which would be trapped for five years until the end of the 2024-25 season, was more than speculation on Tuesday (NZT). .
The report explained that whether on a two-year contract, this would be the first player in the league’s history to earn more than $50 million a season.
Harden is reported to have $131.5 million left on his contract with Rockets.
According to Rockets’ recent offer, Harden will receive $130 million ($140 million or more than $70 million per season) over the last two years of the contract.
Whether you’re doing it at Rockets, this five-year deal would be an amazing figure of $227 million (NZ394m).
Rejecting the offer, Wojnarowski made it clear that Harden would like to move to Brooklyn Nets to connect with fellow All Stars Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant on the new super team.