Latest James Harden News

Durant, Irving try to move on after Nets' turbulent summer

Sep. 26, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant asked to leave, though figured he wouldn't. Kyrie Irving wanted to stay, but feared he might be gone. As the chaotic Brooklyn Nets' offseason was unfolding, even the key players struggled to make sense of things. “It’s awkward,”...

76ers' Harden, Embiid healthy, happy and chasing a title

Sep. 26, 2022 14:22 PM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — James Harden leaned into a microphone and deadpanned that he lost 100 pounds over the summer. Joel Embiid’s summer vacation — at least, according to the NBA scoring champion — was spent entirely in bed. And what of that NBA investigation into the...

Eagles QB Hurts shines in front of MVPs Harden, Harper

Sep. 20, 2022 14:47 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Darius Slay had no idea James Harden was rooting on the Eagles from a seat near the sideline until he saw the Philadelphia 76ers star on the big screen. So what did Slay do? The Philadelphia Eagles cornerback ran over to Harden and gifted him the first ball of...

Hurts, so good! Eagles QB dominant in 24-7 win over Vikings

Sep. 20, 2022 05:03 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts rolled to his right, scampered down the sideline and stutter-stepped to the 5-yard-line, where he was wrapped up by a defender with another in pursuit. Hurts twisted his body, lowered his head, dragged two defenders with him and powered his way in for an...

Durant, Nets plan to move forward together instead of trade

Aug. 23, 2022 12:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets are staying together. A trade request that jolted the franchise and dominated NBA headlines has been removed. The Nets will return next season with their All-Star forward in uniform — and with their championship hopes intact. ...

AP source: Simmons, 76ers settle his grievance over salary

Aug. 15, 2022 20:38 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers have settled the grievance he filed to recoup a portion of last season's salary, a person with knowledge of the details said Monday. Simmons was seeking a portion of the nearly $20 million that was withheld after he refused...

AP source: NBA investigating 76ers for possible tampering

Jul. 29, 2022 21:24 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are being investigated by the NBA for possible tampering in offseason free-agency moves involving James Harden, P.J. Tucker and Danuel House, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday night. The person,...

Harden, 76ers make it official on 2-year, $68 million deal

Jul. 27, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Harden decided to grow his beard and shear his annual salary in Philadelphia. Harden signed a deal worth slightly over $68 million, paying him about $33 million this season with a $35 million player option for the 2023-24 season. Harden, though, will make...

AP source: Harden, 76ers agree on 2-year, $68 million deal

Jul. 20, 2022 21:32 PM EDT

James Harden has agreed to terms on a two-year contract to stay with the Philadelphia 76ers and will make about $14.5 million less this coming season than he could have earned under his previous deal, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said Wednesday. Harden will sign a deal...

Healthy James Harden vows return to 'top of my game'

Jul. 18, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Harden is vowing a return to his high-scoring form after battling a lingering hamstring injury that created rare doubt for the three-time NBA scoring champion over the last two seasons. He expects similar big things from the Philadelphia 76ers after taking...