James Harden is an American professional basketball player who has a net worth of $165 million

James Harden
 Net Worth

Harden made a name for himself after moving from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Houston Rockets.

He was traded to the Brooklyn Nets in January 2021. James has led the league in scoring three times is an MVP winner, and he is an eight-time NBA All-Star.

Today, James is considered one of the best players in the NBA, and he is also considered the best shooting guard in the league.

 James also won an Olympic gold medal in 2012 at the Summer Olympics with the United States national basketball team.

James is one of the highest paid players in the NBA. His annual base salary alone tops $44 million. He earns millions more every year from endorsements.

James Edward Harden Jr. was born on August 26th of 1989 in Los Angeles, California. 

James Harden
Early Life

Harden was raised in a Christian household, and he remains a Christian to this day

Soon enough, James' basketball talents became obvious. He shone as a high school athlete, and he was named as a McDonald's All-American

He also played for an AAU team that won the 2006 Las Vegas Adidas Super 64 championship.

James began his career with the Oklahoma City Thunder. During his first season, he recorded a very high three-pointer success rate despite being a young player.

James Harden
NBA Career

He eventually won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award after the 2011-2012 season

Initially, Harden was earning about $14.7 million per year as an NBA player. Later, this sum increased to about $40 million.

James Harden
Salary and Contracts

In 2017, it was revealed that Harden had signed a new contract, making him the richest player in NBA history

The four-year extension with the Rockets was worth $228 million, paying James an average of $47 million per year.

his total career earnings (salary and endorsements combined) will be north of $560 million

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