Be careful what you wish for. James Harden finally was traded out of Houston, ending his tenure with the Houston Rockets. Incorporating jock taxes and assuming that Harden will be a resident of New York City, he’ll pay an additional $13.6 million in taxes over the next three years after trade.
In November, we ran the numbers on a Harden trade to the Nets. The short of it: He’ll pay an additional $13.6 million in taxes over the next three years. The following chart, which incorporates jock taxes and assumes that Harden will be a resident of New York City, breaks down the numbers:
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— Sportico (@Sportico) January 13, 2021
Twitter reacted below:
13 fucking million https://t.co/0P2kkNODto
— Kwame 🇬🇭 (@KwameAintShit) January 14, 2021
— Elsen Hoxhalli (@elsenhoxhalli) January 14, 2021
— Into the Lab Podcast (@IntotheLabPod) January 14, 2021
This man is not bout to care. Endorsements and a new contract bout to still be swimming in it! https://t.co/lwyxjmtnm6
— Smoove 🧩🏁 (@A2Smooove) January 14, 2021
Fuck that, make him pay it upfront 😂 https://t.co/60kk4og4iz
— ⛩♊️BANKAI👑⛩ (@VybzGemini) January 14, 2021
Harden cost himself 13 Ms a year being a pain in the ass https://t.co/ZLhHvTApR7
— Roland Bassett (@RoBassettJr) January 14, 2021
Being rich sucks, wtf is this? 😂 https://t.co/9gRLIKKdnD
— ૐ (@missmeraki) January 14, 2021
jheez thats alot of money https://t.co/96ckuCGZSe
— 🐻 ɯɐʇqɐɥ (@habi_asapix) January 14, 2021
Should’ve stayed in Houston https://t.co/MTdQ4NJBKO
— 🧩 (@Princedanielv4) January 14, 2021
This is crazy https://t.co/uZr7mZCnk3
— wacky dee (@ohthatsbroass) January 14, 2021
— Branks (@MBrankster) January 14, 2021
Harden probably is not sweating $13 million. It’s all relative.
Rich athlete problems.