Rockets star defender James Harden still wants to leave the club and is asking the Texans to trade him.
This is reported by ESPN.
It was learned that the club’s acquisition of point guard John Wall did not change Harden’s position. After the first pre-season match, the playmaker suggested that the longtime team leader would be interested in joining forces and playing alongside him. Harden was not enthusiastic about this option, sources said.
It is noted that Harden’s desire to leave Houston is not personally connected with Wall. 2018 NBA Most Valuable Player wants to continue his career with a new team.
Harden is due to resume training with the Rockets on Monday.
James Harden expressed his willingness to show professionalism in the Rockets and wait for an exchange
Rockets defender James Harden will resume training with the team on Monday but still wants to be traded.
According to ESPN, Harden has expressed to the owners and management of Houston that he intends to be professional and motivated while on the team.
Harden agrees that the problematic situation at the club will prevent the Rockets from obtaining the desired assets for him. He also understands that Texans can take time to find the optimal exchange option.
Mark Gasol: “LeBron’s advice helps me to adapt to the Lakers faster
Lakers center Mark Gasol shared how Californian leader LeBron James is helping him adapt to his new team.
“I am a new person on the team. He tells me what they are waiting for, what I can add, and what I am doing well. It’s great. This speeds up the adaptation process, so I can be useful faster. LeBron easily makes contact, this is a positive moment, ”said the Spaniard.
In Sunday’s meeting with the Clippers, Gasol scored 6 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists.
Kyrie Irving ditches press after first preseason match
Nets star point guard Kyrie Irving once again pulled out of print after his first preseason match against the Wizards on Sunday.
Recall that Irving after the opening of the training camp said that he would not communicate with the media during the 2020/21 season. He turned down several interview requests during the training process.
The NBA later fined both the basketball player and the club $ 25,000 for breaking protocol.
Irving responded by writing on Instagram: “I do not communicate with pawns. My attention is worth more. “
Irving was denounced not only by journalists, but also by some former and current NBA players. The chess player Garry Kasparov reacted to his post.