Harden made it clear after his last match with Houston that he would not succeed with the Rockets and had no confidence that the team could compete for the title, and less than 24 hours after those statements to the media were shared with him. Curling in a four-band movie.
During his introductory press conference, Harden said he did not feel disrespected.
“I didn’t respect anyone. These guys had just arrived in Houston, I’ve been there for a very long time. I’ve gone through all the hardships and downsides with that organization. And I didn’t respect anyone,” Harden said, via New York Post.
“I just made a comment that the team as a whole was not good enough to compete for the title. And at this point in my career where I am now, that’s what I like. So I wasn’t trying to be disrespectful to anyone, especially the organization. I’m excited to be here.” In Brooklyn, excited for a new start. “
Brooklyn hopes the lineup will soon include Harden, Kevin Durant And the Keri Irving Down to earth at the same time. Irving is about to return to the team after his mysterious absences, but he will not be available to play when Harden makes his debut on Saturday night.
Harden explained why he wanted to go to Brooklyn.
“Obviously, you have Kevin Durant and Keri Irving on the team, and then, surrounded by these guys, you have really good cut in DeAndre (Jordan), Jeff (Green), and shooters in Joe (Harris) and Landry (Shamet), he said, via Team site.
“Just look at this whole list, and it’s designed just about whatever style of basketball you want. Then the coaching staff, who knows the game of basketball at a high level. You just have to add it all together and it feels like a legitimate opportunity out there. It does not make sense to me. “