Dissecting the James Harden deal
What does the trade mean for Oklahoma City? Houston? We have answers
Updated: October 28, 2012, 10:12 PM ETBy John Hollinger | ESPN.com
I gotta admit, I hadn't seen this endgame coming. I thought if the Oklahoma City Thunder couldn't agree to a below-market extension with James Harden, they'd do one of three things: (1) They'd re-sign him for the max after the season and amnesty Kendrick Perkins; or (2) they'd re-sign him for the max after the season and trade Russell Westbrook; or (3) they'd sign and trade him after the season.