NBA free agency is now on its fifth day on July 4, and the biggest name in free agency is still unsigned.
James Harden still remains as an unrestricted free agent
but James Harden is expected to return to the Philadelphia 76ers
so there has not been much drama around his impending status.
ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported on June 29 that Harden had opted out, but would likely be rejoining the team on a new contract.
Wojnarowski Tweet : "ESPN Sources: 76ers star James Harden has declined his $47.3M option and become a free agent.
Wojnarowski TweetContinue : He keeps real the possibility of negotiating a new deal – including use of the full $10.5M exception.
Chris Haynes of Yahoo! added that Harden & 76ers met on July 2 in the Hamptons to discuss the new contract.
Harden was also seen out with P.J. Tucker who just joined the 76ers on a three-year deal