James Harden Trade: Thunder Deal SG to Rockets

October 27th, 2012 by Mike Hoag Jr. Leave a reply »
Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden has been traded to the Houston Rockets, according to Thunder beat writer Darnell Mayberry.

The deal has just been officially announced by the Thunder. In a statement, Thunder GM Sam Presti says...

— Darnell Mayberry (@DarnellMayberry) October 28, 2012  

UPDATE: Sunday, October 28 at 12:11 a.m. ET by Ian Hanford

According to the Rockets' Twitter feed, the trade is official:

Official: @houstonrockets land James Harden in deal with @okcthunder, send Martin, Lamb & picks. Full press release: nba.com/rockets/sites/…

— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) October 28, 2012  

---End of Update---


Mayberry also quoted Thunder GM Sam Presti following the announcement of the deal.

Presti: "We wanted to sign James to an extension, but at the end of the day, these situations have to work for all those involved."

— Darnell Mayberry (@DarnellMayberry) October 28, 2012 Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reported (via Twitter) the expected contract details for Harden in Houston.

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