James Harden Fined $100K for Public Comments About Daryl Morey and Philadelphia 76ers

Reggie Miller discusses James Harden’s current trade request and the turmoil with the Sixers.

New York (AP) – NBA fines Philadelphia 76ers guard James Harden $100,000 For general comments He spoke about his status with the team.

Harden made public comments on August 14 and August 17 that he would not perform the services called for under his player contract unless he was traded to another team. The league spoke with Harden as part of its investigation and confirmed that his comments referred to Harden’s belief that the 76ers would not grant his trade request.

In June, Harden picked up his player option for next season, but the 76ers were unable to find a deal, much to Harden’s ire. Among other things, he called President Daryl Morey of ’76 was a liar At an advertising event in China.

„Daryl Morey is a liar and I will never be a part of an organization that he is a part of,” Horton said at the event. „I’ll say it again: Daryl Morey is a liar and I will never be a part of an organization that he’s a part of.”

Harden has been one of the league’s best players over the past decade, winning three scoring titles and the 2018 league MVP award. Led the league in assists last season. But he hasn’t won an NBA title, he turns 34 this week, and time is running out.

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