James Edward Harden Jr. is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was named NBA Sixth Man of the Year with the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2012. Harden helped his AAU team, Pump-N-Run Elite, to the 2006 Las Vegas Adidas Super 64 championship. After his freshman year, Harden was named first team All-Pac-10 and was named to the conference all-freshman team. James Harden is popular amongst the crowd for his “Stir the pot celebration”.
His net worth as in 2019 stands at $145 million. He has been endorsing for multiple brands such as Beats Electronics, BodyArmor, Adidas, State Farm, and Foot Locker.
James Harden’s Salary
Houston Rockets realized his potential and offered him a new contract extension in the summer of 2016, including $26.5 million for the 2017 season. He features in the Forbes list of highest-paid athletes at the 14th position with $28.4 million as salary and $18 million in endorsements.
His excellent performance in the 2015 campaign was rewarded that summer with the contract from Adidas worth $200 million over 13 years which makes him one of the elites of the sport.