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James Harden’s heartfelt message to Rockets after trade to Nets

Two days after his wish to be traded was granted, James Harden has penned a message thanking Houston Rockets fans for their support over the years. “What can I write? What words can convey all the ways I feel,” Harden wrote on Instagram. Houston you welcomed me with no guarantees. Took a leap of faith […] The post James Harden’s heartfelt message to Rockets after trade to Nets appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Rockets fans trash James Harden’s new restaurant with negative reviews after Nets trade

Hell hath no fury than a fan base scorned. James Harden has learned that the hard way shortly after the fall out of the blockbuster trade that sent him to the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday. The ramifications of his desire to leave the Houston Rockets have spilled over to his latest business venture, as his […] The post Rockets fans trash James Harden’s new restaurant with negative reviews after Nets trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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James Harden trade aftermath ‘not perfect’ but unavoidable for Rockets, says Stephen Silas

Houston Rockets head coach Stephen Silas addressed the huge elephant in the room — James Harden of the Nets — after his team registered an impressive 109-105 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday. While their former superstar James Harden is no longer with the team and now a member of the Brooklyn Nets, […] The post James Harden trade aftermath ‘not perfect’ but unavoidable for Rockets, says Stephen Silas appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Ben Simmons’ inclusion in James Harden trade talks draws blunt reaction from Doc Rivers

Philadelphia 76ers head coach kept it real with his superstar Ben Simmons after reports surfaced that he was offered in the James Harden trade talks. The disgruntled Houston Rockets star was eventually moved to the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, as Simmons stayed put in the City of Brotherly Love. Doc admitted that there was a […] The post Ben Simmons’ inclusion in James Harden trade talks draws blunt reaction from Doc Rivers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Rumor: Timberwolves eyeing P.J. Tucker trade now that James Harden is out in Houston

Now that the Houston Rockets have traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, the Minnesota Timberwolves are hoping that another veteran wing in H-Town could be available, too. According to Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic, the Wolves have their sights set on 3-and-D forward P.J. Tucker. Minnesota is hoping to get tougher and more formidable […] The post Rumor: Timberwolves eyeing P.J. Tucker trade now that James Harden is out in Houston appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Why the real Brooklyn Nets died after the James Harden trade

With only three working ACLs left out of a possible 10 still on the roster, I’m instead now supposed to root for a bunch of spontaneous strangers who, effectively, have Christopher Colombused a peaceful (and ascending) franchise.  Why the real Brooklyn Nets died after the James Harden trade - Nothin But Nets - Nothin But Nets - Brooklyn Nets News and Fan Community

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Rumor: Kevin Durant warned James Harden against playing for Warriors’ Steve Kerr

With the whole James Harden trade saga coming to an end on Wednesday, rumors have now emerged regarding the Golden State Warriors and their role in the rumors. As it turns out, however, former Dubs star and Harden’s new Brooklyn Nets teammate Kevin Durant allegedly told Harden early on that based on his own experience, […] The post Rumor: Kevin Durant warned James Harden against playing for Warriors’ Steve Kerr appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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NBA Rumors: Celtics GM Danny Ainge Speaks Up On Team’s Failed Attempt To Acquire James Harden

After months of drama and frustrations, the James Harden saga has finally come to an end. In the latest blockbuster deal that involved four teams, Harden was given the opportunity to start a new journey with the Brooklyn Nets where he would chase for his first NBA championship title alongside Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Before the trade became official, “The Beard” had been linked to other title contenders, including the Boston Celtics. In a recent appearance on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich, Celtics president of basketball operations and general manager Danny Ainge talked...

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Ep. 81 Shock Jacques Knicks Podcast

The Knicks come back down to the earth as the Nets swing for the fences while putting their long term future at risk...again. Hey everyone! I’m back with a new show this week talking all things Knicks and NBA. Here is the show rundown: -Four straight losses for the Knicks as New York comes hurdling back towards earth. I look into the team’s offensive problems and tough road stretch ahead. -Plus struggles for RJ Barrett and Elfrid Payton and some positives from the Brooklyn defeat. -I also breakdown the four team mega trade that sent James Harden to the Nets. Who won the...

Swarm and Sting

Charlotte Hornets: Three trades that can land a Cavaliers center

Here is how the Charlotte Hornets can trade for one of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ centers. In a lot of eyes, the sleeper winners in the four-team trade that sent guard James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets from the Houston Rockets are the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavaliers were able to acquire super-talented big man Jarrett Allen […] Charlotte Hornets: Three trades that can land a Cavaliers center - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Cleveland Cavaliers: What their involvement in the James Harden trade means

The Cleveland Cavaliers involved themselves in the James Harden trade. So what are they doing and why is it the absolute right call? The Brooklyn Nets and the Houston Rockets have been working on a blockbuster trade for James Harden over the last couple of months and Wednesday they finally looped in the Cleveland Cavaliers […] Cleveland Cavaliers: What their involvement in the James Harden trade means - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

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James Harden’s 4-word response to Nets GM after trade

James Harden has helped the Houston Rockets reach the playoffs in every season since coming over from the Oklahoma City Thunder. Getting traded to the Brooklyn Nets is the best chance for Harden to compete for a championship. Here is what Nets general manager Sean Marks had to say on the recent acquisition of Harden, […] The post James Harden’s 4-word response to Nets GM after trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Did Nets surpass Lakers as title favorite after James Harden trade?

The Brooklyn Nets shocked the NBA world when they acquired James Harden from the Houston Rockets, forming one of the best big three’s in NBA history. The Nets were already one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference, but acquiring a superstar talent like James Harden makes them clear favorites to win the Eastern […] The post Did Nets surpass Lakers as title favorite after James Harden trade? appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Rockets’ James Harden tweet swearing loyalty to Houston resurfaces after Nets trade

After some heavy drama, James Harden finally got his wish. On Wednesday, the Houston Rockets pulled the trigger on a four-team blockbuster deal that sent the superstar to the Brooklyn Nets. Unfortunately for Harden, the internet never forgets. Some of the best detectives on the mean streets of Twitter dug up a three-year-old tweet from […] The post Rockets’ James Harden tweet swearing loyalty to Houston resurfaces after Nets trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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RUMOR: James Harden to Sixers trade shut down by Rockets owner’s grudge

The Philadelphia 76ers appeared to be the favorites to land James Harden for months on end. Philly seemed to have the best trade chip in Ben Simmons, and Sixers president of basketball operations Daryl Morey had plenty of experience building a roster around Harden during his days as general manager of the Houston Rockets. But, […] The post RUMOR: James Harden to Sixers trade shut down by Rockets owner’s grudge appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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James Harden Rockets tribute video drops after blockbuster trade

The James Harden era has come to an end with the Houston Rockets after he was traded to the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday. Despite how the end of his time in Houston unfolded, the Rockets released their tribute video for Harden after his blockbuster trade to the Nets. #BEARDING

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Houston Rockets: Was the Nets offer the best one for James Harden?

The James Harden trade sent an earthquake through the entire NBA world but was accepting the Brooklyn Nets offer the right move for the Houston Rockets? It was quite clear that James Harden would not be a Houston Rocket by the end of the 2020-21 NBA season. From showing up to training camp late to […] Houston Rockets: Was the Nets offer the best one for James Harden? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

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James Harden gets hilarious advice from Vernon Maxwell to thank Houston dancers after Rockets trade

Former Houston Rockets star James Harden indulged Internet trolls by liking an Instagram post with a meme about Houston strippers’ disappointment at his departure from H-Town. Rockets great Vernon Maxwell also had something to say on the matter. Maxwell suggested Harden should take out a full-page advertisement in Houston newspapers to thank the dancers in […] The post James Harden gets hilarious advice from Vernon Maxwell to thank Houston dancers after Rockets trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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NBA Rumors: Rockets’ Whopping Ask Of Celtics In James Harden Trade Talks Revealed

The Brooklyn Nets had to offer a lot to land James Harden. And the Houston Rockets apparently expected the Boston Celtics to do the same if they wanted in on the sweepstakes. The Nets parted with Caris LeVert, Jarrett Allen and Rodions Kurucs, in addition to a whole bunch of draft picks, to acquire Harden […] The post NBA Rumors: Rockets’ Whopping Ask Of Celtics In James Harden Trade Talks Revealed appeared first on NESN.com.

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Rockets wanted Celtics’ Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart, first-round picks for James Harden

Is it surprising to hear that the Boston Celtics were one of the teams involved in trade talks with the Houston Rockets for James Harden? Danny Ainge just can’t stay satisfied with his incredible young roster. Regardless, of chit-chat among general managers, the Celtics did not pull the trigger on Harden because the asking price […] The post Rockets wanted Celtics’ Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart, first-round picks for James Harden appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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NBA Rumors: Victor Oladipo Reportedly Might Request Trade To Heat Following Move To Rockets

On Wednesday, the Houston Rockets pulled the trigger on a long-rumored move by trading James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets in a four-way deal that also involved the Indiana Pacers and Cleveland Cavaliers. However, a new report suggests that the Rockets might be making a few more moves, including one involving Victor Oladipo, who arrived in Houston via the Harden trade. According to The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor, there’s a possibility that the Rockets may “flip” Oladipo to another team ahead of the March 25 trade deadline, given how he supposedly ended up in “another place he...

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How could the LA Clippers get involved in PJ Tucker trade talks?

If PJ Tucker is traded, how can the LA Clippers acquire the forward? On Wednesday, the NBA world was shocked when a four-team blockbuster deal sent James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets. In the aftermath, many began to wonder what route the Houston Rockets would take. While they did get a lot of draft picks […] How could the LA Clippers get involved in PJ Tucker trade talks? - Clipperholics - Clipperholics - LA Clippers News, Rumors, Scores and More

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Orlando Magic are forced into a holding pattern on the trade market

The injuries to Jonathan Isaac and Markelle Fultz have made it hard for the Orlando Magic to make long-term plans and to enter the trade market. It was clear by Tuesday night that James Harden was not going to stay with the Houston Rockets for much longer. His press conference calling out his teammates as […] Orlando Magic are forced into a holding pattern on the trade market - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Lakers News: LeBron James Didn’t Have ‘Much Of A Reaction’ To James Harden Trade

The Los Angeles Lakers showed how dominant they can be after dismantling a spiritless Houston Rockets team...

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3 trades Rockets must make to convince Victor Oladipo to stay

The Houston Rockets have finally ended the dramatic dealings with James Harden, officially trading the star guard to the Brooklyn Nets. Even as they clear one major headache from the forefront, Houston doesn’t have a clear-cut path laid out in front of them as things currently stand. As part of the Harden trade, the Rockets […] The post 3 trades Rockets must make to convince Victor Oladipo to stay appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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3 best Victor Oladipo blockbuster trades for the Rockets

The Houston Rockets made the first blockbuster trade in the 2021 season, trading James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets. One of the fallouts from this move is the Victor Oladipo trade, as the former Indiana Pacers star landed in Houston. More on that in a second, though. Harden, an NBA superstar, was quite the storyline […] The post 3 best Victor Oladipo blockbuster trades for the Rockets appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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NBA Rumors: Heat Could Get Kyrie Irving For Three Players & Two First-Rounders In Hypothetical Trade

Although the Brooklyn Nets just added yet another proven superstar by acquiring James Harden from the Houston Rockets, concerns remain regarding the status of Kyrie Irving, who has missed the team’s last five games due to unspecified personal reasons. Given the possibility that the organization might not be too happy with the former All-NBA point guard because of his continued absence, a recent report from NBA Analysis Network suggested that the Nets could send him to the Miami Heat in a hypothetical blockbuster deal — one that could help the latter club return to the Finals later this...

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Houston Rocket fans can trade their James Harden jersey for a free car wash

A father and son duo upset over the Rocket star skipping town are giving fans an opportunity to get rid of their jerseys.

Tilman Fertitta applied his '95/5 Rule' to the Rockets this offseason | Outside the Lines

Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta joins Ryan Smith to talk about the Houston Rockets' offseason, and how he applied his "95/5 Rule" to the team as it made a trade for Russell Westbrook and put him alongside James Harden. #OutsideTheLines #OTL #NBA #Sp

Scottie Pippen: James Harden needs to rest more during the regular reason | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Dave McMenamin and Scottie Pippen debate the idea of the Houston Rockets using load management on James Harden during the 2019-20 NBA season in the hopes of having him perform better in the playoffs. #TheJump #NBA #Sports ✔

Did James Harden take a dig at Chris Paul with Russell Westbrook comments? | Jalen & Jacoby

Jalen Rose deciphers whether James Harden was taking a dig at former Houston Rockets teammate, Chris Paul while expressing his excitement to play with Russell Westbrook in the postseason. #NBA ✔