James Harden was seen slapping a person exterior of a Las Vegas on line casino earlier this week, as his group was in between sequence within the NBA Playoffs. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
Philadelphia 76ers guard James Harden was caught on video slapping a person exterior of a on line casino in Las Vegas.
The footage launched by TMZ has no particular date, however is alleged to be from earlier this week. Harden and the Sixers haven’t performed since Saturday, April 22, once they accomplished a sweep over the Brooklyn Nets within the first spherical of the NBA playoffs.
The identification of the person Harden slapped has not been confirmed, however is purportedly a part of his entourage. The 2 seem like locked in a verbal altercation earlier than Harden extends his arm to slap him.
Harden and the person later entered the on line casino collectively.
Las Vegas police confirmed that there haven’t been any incident stories filed in opposition to Harden, and witnesses say that Harden and the person later entered the on line casino collectively.
Followers on social media questioned why Harden was in Las Vegas through the postseason within the first place:
Harden has a widely known historical past as a lover of the nightlife. He beforehand admitted to touring and taking part in on little sleep after excursions throughout the nation.
Harden shall be a key piece within the 76ers’ upcoming sequence in opposition to the Boston Celtics within the Japanese Convention semifinals. Presumptive MVP Joel Embiid will play, however shall be lower than 100% due to a knee damage, and the Celtics are the favorites to win the title (+160 on FanDuel sportsbook).
The 76ers went 1-3 in opposition to the Celtics with Harden within the lineup this season. He averaged 25.5 factors, 9.0 assists, and 5.5 rebounds in these video games.
The 76ers are +250 underdogs to win the sequence.