James Harden has an excessive amount of time on his fingers.
The Philadelphia 76ers haven’t had a recreation since sweeping the Nets on Saturday, April 22 — practically one full week in the past whereas awaiting their second-round matchup, which is able to start towards the Boston Celtics on Monday.
In the meantime, Harden took a visit to Las Vegas the place the 76ers star was noticed at a nightclub and on line casino within the early hours of Monday morning, the place he was seen slapping a person exterior, per TMZ.
What started the confrontation between Harden and the unknown man — a detailed pal and private photographer of the NBAer’s, in line with the Philly Voice — is unknown, although TMZ studies that individuals had been watching the argument unfold exterior of the constructing round 1:25 a.m.
The pair appeared to resolve their subject and returned to their respective evening.
A Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Dept. spokesperson knowledgeable TMZ that officers weren’t known as to the realm
“We have now had no incidents involving James Harden reported to the LVMPD,” cops advised the outlet.
Harden probably wanted the fast getaway after a hard-fought four-game sweep of the Nets, his former group, which was closed out on April 22.
The scorer, together with teammate Joel Embiid, obtained flagrant fouls in Recreation 3 of the first-round sequence; Harden for hitting Brooklyn’s Royce O’Neale within the groin and Embiid for kicking Nets middle Nic Claxton.
Harden did common 17.3 factors per recreation within the sequence on 34.3 % taking pictures, including 8.8 assists per recreation.
The 33-year-old isn’t any stranger to nightclub hassle.
Harden, the NBA’s 2018 MVP, was fined $50,000 by the Rockets in Dec. 2020 after video emerged of him partying at a Houston nightclub and not using a masks.
It doesn’t appear he’ll catch any grief from the Sixers for his Vegas jaunt, nevertheless, because the Philly Voice studies he didn’t miss any follow or group actions throughout the journey.
Harden and the 76ers return to motion on 7:30 p.m. this coming Monday for Recreation 1 of the Japanese Convention semifinals towards the Celtics.