NBA Rumours: James Harden turned down Houston’s offer to make him the NBA’s first $50 million-a-year star

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On Monday, Houston completes a deal to send Robert Covington to the Portland for veteran guard Trevor Ariza, a first-round pick in the upcoming draft and a protected first-round pick in 2021, according to multiple reports.

Recently reported, James Harden wants out of H-Town and is demanding a trade to the Brooklyn Nets. Adrian Wojnarowski dropped a classic Woj Bomb Tweet revealing Harden had turned down an extension that would have made him the first $50 million a year player in NBA history and is attempting to force a trade to the Brooklyn Nets.

The deal was instantly offered to Harden after failing to keep Russell Westbrook in Houston fro another year, Although Harden made it clear that he wants to move away from Houston for the Nets, Apparently to form the NBA’s next super team with former Thunder teammate Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving.

James Harden the 31-year-old former MVP, has declined the offer from his franchise team. Houston was willing to make Harden NBA’s first $50 million-a-year star adding a two-year, $103 million extension to the three years and $133 million on his current deal, according to ESPN.

Like his former Brodie Russell Westbrook, Now Harden wants out of Houston as several players recently have questioned the team’s culture.


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