James Harden agrees to two-year contract with Philadelphia

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James Harden agrees to two-year contract with Philadelphia

Less than a month after having declined an option guaranteeing him a new season at more than 47 million dollars, James Harden has accepted a contract of 68.6 million (about 67.5 million euros) over two years to extend to Philadelphia, by Adrian WojnarowskiNBA insider for ESPN.

The deal provides for a $33 million salary for the player in the 2022-23 season, and includes a $35.6 million player option for 2023-24. The back of the Sixers (32 years old) could decline it to sign a new long-term contract next summer.

Harden’s financial sacrifice to give his leaders flexibility

This season, Harden has averaged 21 points, 10.5 assists and 7.1 rebounds in 21 regular season games with the Sixers. After the defeat of his family against the Miami Heat in the second round of the play-offs, he assured that he would ” whatever it takes to help this team continue to grow and become one of the best. »

Harden accepted a pay cut for the coming season to allow the leaders of Philadelphia to strengthen the workforce. PJ Tucker, De’Anthony Melton and Danuel House thus arrived in the City of Brotherly Love in the offseason.

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