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Harden wrote his denial in a publish on Instagram on Wednesday, saying that he was going to “present like to my homegirl at her occasion (not a strip membership) as a result of she is turning into a boss and placing her folks in place of success and now it is an issue.”
ESPN’s Tim MacMahon had famous the 2017-18 MVP’s standing for Wednesday’s season opener in opposition to the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder may very well be in query because the Rockets labored with the NBA to find out if he violated the league’s well being and security protocols associated to COVID-19.
MacMahon added that Harden “admits violating the NBA’s COVID-19 protocols, which prohibit gamers from going to bars, lounges or golf equipment or social occasions with greater than 15 folks.”
TMZ Sports activities reported Dec. 7 that Harden had been partying in Atlanta and Las Vegas.
That day, the Rockets deemed Harden a holdout after he didn’t report back to coaching camp on time. The eight-time All-Star then ended his holdout Dec. eight however continues to be the topic of commerce rumors.
It is unclear if Harden will probably be allowed to play Wednesday.