James Edward Harden Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association.
He is one of the NBA’s most prolific scorers and has been called the best shooting guard in the NBA, as well as one of the top overall players in the league.
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James Harden: Injury Update, Trade, Contract, Net Worth
The Brooklyn Nets are in Salt Lake City to take on the Utah Jazz on Friday night, and for the game they will be without one of their best players.
All-Star James Harden has been ruled out for the game due to a hamstring injury, and his status can be seen in the tweet that is embedded below from the Twitter account of Underdog NBA.
The Nets view a potential Simmons-for-Harden swap as an opportunity to get Brooklyn more depth, with Seth Curry, Tyrese Maxey and Matisse Thybulle all being potential add-ons to the deal.
However, the Sixers reportedly would not include Maxey in a deal for Harden, per CBS Sports’ Michael Kaskey-Blomain. Philadelphia has been resistant in the past to trade Maxey, most recently when the team looked to acquire Harden originally from the Rockets.
But with Joel Embiid playing at an MVP-level again, and the Sixers climbing up to the No. 3.
Harden can opt-in to a $47.4 million salary in 2022-23 before adding a four-year, $223 million extension onto that deal, per ESPN’s Bobby Marks.
James Harden signed a 4 year / $171,131,520 contract with the Houston Rockets, including $171,131,520 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $42,782,880. In 2021-22, Harden will earn a base salary of $44,310,840, while carrying a cap hit of $44,310,840 and a dead cap value of $47,366,760.
|Contract:||4 yr(s) / $171,131,520|
|Guaranteed at Signing||$171,131,520|
|Net Worth:||$165 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Aug 26, 1989 (32 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
What is James Harden’s Net Worth, Career Earnings and Salary?
James Harden is an American professional basketball player who has a net worth of $165 million. Harden made a name for himself after moving from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Houston Rockets.
He was traded to the Brooklyn Nets in January 2021. James has led the league in scoring three times is an MVP winner, and he is an eight-time NBA All-Star.