James Harden breaks silence about UGLY divorce with 76ers, reveals why he called Daryl Morey liar

James Harden claims that Daryl Morey offered him a max contract and reneged on his word.


James Harden breaks silence about UGLY divorce with 76ers, reveals why he called Daryl Morey liar

James Harden ( via Fadeaway World) and Daryl Morey ( via Sports Illustrated).

Los Angeles Clippers star James Harden, at last, opened up about his ugly departure from the Philadelphia 76ers during an interview with journalist Sam Amick. Harden claims that the reason behind the ugliness was the president of the Sixers, Daryl Morey. According to the player, he did not live up to his end of the bargain when he requested a new deal this offseason.

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James Harden in this interview, revealed that he had a conversation with Morey concerning the renewal of his contract. This conversation took place five months ago when the president had promised Harden a max contract. But with free agency approaching, Harden realized that his request was far from being fulfilled. Therefore, he decided to force down a trade request. It was so ugly that Harden openly ended up calling Morey a “liar’

Sam Amick asked whether he knew about the possibility of a new deal. Harden confirmed it and said:

Yeah

James Harden, in this interview, revealed that his choice was to safeguard his financial interests for himself and his family. His ambition to win a championship motivated him to find a team and request a trade. He also started looking at teams after a breakdown of communications between him and Morey.

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PJ Tucker comments on the star-studded lineup of the LA Clippers

The LA Clippers are known to have a roster filled with four potential Hall of Famers which include Paul George, Kawhi Leonard, Russell Westbrook, and James Harden. However, the team is struggling to play together. PJ Tucker, who came along with Harden to the Clippers, had an interesting take on the team’s dynamics.

PJ Tucker
PJ Tucker ( via Sports Illustrated)

PJ Tucker in a recent media interaction, shed light on the team’s dynamics with four dominant ball handlers in the same lineup and the challenges that come with it and said:

There’s not enough basketballs on the planet for this team, really.

The LA Clippers currently hold a record of nine wins and ten losses in the league. They are placed 9th in the Western Conference standings. The team is at a record of six wins and eight losses since Harden’s arrival to the LA Clippers.

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