Basketball is one of the most loved sports in many countries, especially America. And when we mention Basketball, we tend to automate think of Houston Rockets’ James Harden. He is an American Professional basketball player and said to be one of the richest National Basketball Association (NBA) legends. Let’s dog deeper into his life and unleash his net worth.
James Harden has a net worth of $165 Million
There is no doubt in the fact that basketball has been quite rewarding for James. Through his hardworking career in the sport he has managed to build an impressive fortune and today lives a fulfilling and satisfying life.
According to sources like Celebrity Net Worth, James is estimated to have a net worth of $165 million making him one of the wealthiest NBA players. Though most of his earnings are through his basketball career, he is also the face of multiple brands such as Beats Electronics, BodyArmor, Adidas, State Farm, and Foot Locker which adds more millions to his net worth.
Speaking of his NBA salary, Houston Rockets acknowledged his potential and proposed him a new contract extension in the summer of 2016, including $26.5 million for the 2017 season. He features in the Forbes list of highest-paid athletes at the 14th position with $28.4 million as salary and $18 million in endorsements. His terrific accomplishment in the 2015 campaign was rewarded that summer with the contract from Adidas worth $200 million over 13 years which makes him one of the elites of the sport.
James breaks the NBA record in his Brooklyn Nets debut!
Finishing with 32 points, 14 assists, and 12 rebounds, Harden became the seventh player in NBA history to record a triple-double on team debut and the first player ever to record a 30-point triple-double in a debut for a new team. There were no particular highlights from The Beard’s debut with the Nets as the whole game was one highlight featuring the legend James Harden. Harden’s first play as a Net was a markdown, stripping rookie Cole Anthony in the second possession of the game. That and his stunning playmaking was how the first half of his debut shaped up.
Harden’s fit into the Nets was rather not anticipated but yet he blended perfectly. He not only became the seventh player in NBA history to record the triple-double while debuting for the Brooklyn Nets, but he also recorded four steals and owned a plus-minus of +7 in his 40 minutes of action. After his remarkable performance in the winning game, fans went nuts and except more victories from the legend.