James Harden on the trade block by the Sixers

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James Harden reportedly picked up his option and the Sixers intend to trade him

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James Harden is picking up his $35.6 million option and sides are beginning to work together in exploring trade scenarios, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

With Harden already on the exit door, this is a move that secures his salary, however, doesn’t change his fate which is outside Philadelphia.

The pairing of Joel Embiid and Harden once more didn’t produce notable results in the playoffs and the question is what the Sixers can get back for him.

For a long time, it was rumored that Houston was interested in a reunion with Harden, but there are already reports of other suitors, including the LA Clippers, the New York Knicks, and the Sacramento Kings.

A former MVP, Harden at 33 years of age is still in pursuit of an NBA ring.