Miami Heat Break Off James Harden Trade Talks with the Rockets

When you keep asking for too much, sometimes the conversation heads in a completely different direction. Sounds like the Houston Rockets just learned all about this.

Reports have surfaced stating the Miami Heat have broken off talks with the Rockets after the western conference team was demanding too much in return for unsatisfied shooting-guard, James Harden.

The talks were surrounding Tyler Herro heading to Houston, which was something to two teams reportedly agreed on, but it was the rest of the package that the Rockets after that was too rich for the Heat's blood.

The 31-year-old Harden comes with a decorated closet as he's won three scoring titles and been named an All-Star all eight seasons. Harden has averaged 29.6 points, 7.7 assists, six rebounds, 1.8 steals, and shot 36.2% from three on nine attempts per contest in that span.

Harden was asked recently by reporters about his future in Houston and this was his response:

Look for Houston to continue trade talks for Harden with the likes of the Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors, Orlando Magic, and Dallas Mavericks.

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