“James Harden Don’t Have a Pot to Pee-In..”: Ex-Teammate Has a Hilarious Analogy on the Beard’s Options for 2023-24 Season

Published 09/05/2023, 10:50 PM EDT

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James Harden’s actions have landed him in troubled waters this offseason. After publicly calling the president of the 76ers a liar in China, The Beard received unexpected support from NBA players and legends as well. However, the situation may soon turn on Harden as many are turning up the heat on him with his latest predicament.

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Recently, ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith held Harden accountable for forcing his way out of previous franchises. And now, his former teammate too did not hold back while giving Harden the cold hard truth about where all this drama may end.

James Harden’s former teammate did not hold back

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James Harden has seemingly been forcing his way out of the Philadelphia 76ers. Something he did with the previous two teams he played for as well. But now, things may not fall in Harden’s favor when the dust settles.

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Ex-teammate Kendrick Perkins gave his honest take on what might happen when all this is over for the former MVP. On the most recent episode of ESPN’s NBA Today, Perkins spoke out his unfiltered opinion.

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While on the show, Perk said, “James Harden don’t have a pot to pee in and a window to throw it out of in this fight. And when I say that, it’s because his career is on the line right now. This is not the James Harden of Houston.”

“Right now, Philly is in control. And if James Harden wants his career to keep going, he has to show up and do his job with the right mindset. Two; if he wants to get paid, he has to show up and do his job with the right mindset.”

He also went on to add, “James Harden has no leverage in this, so he has to show up to work.

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Kendrick Perkins may be in the right

Kendrick Perkins’ words may have been a bit crude but there wasn’t a false statement spoken on Live television. James Harden may finally end up losing the battle of forcing his way out of teams whenever he pleases.

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Another important point that Perkins made was Harden is not the same as he was with the Houston Rockets. His game has deteriorated year after year since his departure from Houston and he may be in no position to make demands.

It would be interesting to see who comes out on top in the battle between James Harden and the Philadelphia 76ers. Also, if Harden wins, will he want to join another team or make amends with Philly? Let us know what you think in the comments section below.

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