The Rockets star will sign a contract extension for four seasons that puts him above Curry 201 million.
- Stephen Curry's mega-deal with the Warriors, $ 201 million for five seasons, has only been a few days ahead of the most lucrative deals in history: James Harden, briefed by Brian Windhorst, has made a commitment to Houston Rockets 2023, an increase for four seasons more than what reached its current contract and that guarantees a total of 228 million dollars. Never seen.
- Harden, second in the MVP vote behind Russell Westbrook, had two years left on his contract for which he had to earn nearly $ 59 million. The expansion for four years and about 170 million puts it in those 228, the highest total in the history of the NBA. In 2023 and with 33 years, James Harden will have accumulated in 14 years of race NBA about 318 million dollars. In the four years of the new extension, from the 2019-20 season, it will earn 37.8, 40.8, 43.8 and 46.8 million.
- After an extraordinary season (29.1 points, 11.2 assists and 8.1 rebounds on average), Harden stayed on the doorstep of the West final, with the Rockets holding the Spurs in a tremendous second-round tie. To try to get closer to a head of the Conference in whose head follow the Warriors, the Rockets have made with Chris Paul and, according to news of the last hours, have reactivated the contacts with the Knicks to take Carmelo Anthony, that could annul The clause that allows you to veto any handover to go to a team that, and more with it, smells like to the ring. The Rockets had already closed another excellent operation: PJ Tucker, a defensive specialist, signed for four seasons and manageable 32 million.