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    James Harden Inks Record NBA Contract

    His salary just launched into the stratosphere. The Houston Rockets and their superstar have agreed to a record four-year contract extension that would net Harden $228 million through the 2022-23 season. With two years and $59 million left on his current contract, Harden’s extension is the richest in league history. The All-NBA shooting guard — who was MVP runner-up to Russell Westbrook after a career-best season that saw him average 29.1 points, 8.1 rebounds and a league-best 11.2 assists — said, “Houston is home for me.”

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