As it was anticipatedJames Harden formally signed a brand new two-year cope with the 76ers after declining his participant choice for the 2022-2023 season.
The 32-year-old former NBA MVP will earn $68 million over the 2 years in Philadelphia, in response to Spotter. His second 12 months is a participant choice. Earlier than signing the deal the famous person stated that he’s prepared to take a pay reduce to ensure that the staff to have extra cap house to enhance the roster.
Talking after formally signing the brand new contract, Harden expressed his need to play for the Sixers and win. He spoke how he was welcomed by the group.
“That is the place I wish to be. That is the place I wish to win, and I believe we’ve the items to perform that purpose,” Harden stated, through NBA.com.
“From my first day with the 76ers group, the staff and the followers have helped me really feel at residence right here in Philadelphia. I’m excited to construct off of final season and I can’t wait to get out on the courtroom with the blokes and begin this journey.”
This previous season, which he cut up between the Nets and the 76ers, Harden averaged 22 factors, 7.7 rebounds and 10.3 assists per recreation.