James Harden will decline the $47.4 million option on his contract to play the 2022-23 NBA season with the Philadelphia.

James Harden- Decline the Option

The star is planning to negotiate an extension with the team once NBA free-agent season is open, as per the report.

James Harden- Planning to Negotiate

It was his right to be eligible in the offseason to sign a contract that would be worth around $270 million.

James Harden- Offseason Worth

In the wake of the season's end whether he would like to remain there in Philadelphia, Harden said, "I'll be here."

James Harden- Remain in Philadelphia

Giving Harden anything that is close to his maximum salary would be paying a huge amount to a player with MVP.

James Harden- Maximum Salary

His scoring average has fallen from an incredibly efficient 33.7 scoring per contest during 2017-20.

James Harden- Scoring Average

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He scored 22 points and 41/33/88 shooting splits across 65 games with his team the Sixers.

James Harden- Points & Shooting Avg.

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Harden turned down a chance to claim a title together with Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook on the Oklahoma City.

James Harden- Kevin & Russell

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