Lord knows? James Harden may literally be talking about anything here (or a song, as pointed out by twitter users), but for the sake of this post, lets assume that he is referring to his contract situation with the Thunder.
Through much of this past summer after his team lost to the Miami Heat in the Finals, Harden reiterated the fact that he wanted to stay with the team because they were “like a family” and had something special going – he called it a “dynasty” – hinting at the possibility of taking a pay cut to make it happen.
Earlier this week, however, general manager Sam Presti did not sound like a man that felt optimistic about retaining the coveted guard:
“By the same token, we’ve been very upfront and transparent with everybody that we have some inherent challenges that we face as an organization as a result of the new collective bargaining agreement,” the Thunder general manager continued. “I know we’d love to have him here. I think James would like to be here as well. But at the end of the day … you have to find a way to make it work for everybody.”
Kendrick Perkins was much more optimistic about the situation. Perhaps a bit too optimistic:
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