James Harden Claps Back at Giannis Antetokounmpo

James Harden evidently wasn’t very amused by Giannis Antetokounmpo joking about why he picked Kemba Walker over him for his NBA All-Star squad earlier this month.

Giannis added fuel to the fire by knocking Harden’s defensive abilities after the big game.

The Beard clapped back with a thinly-veiled shot at The Greek Freak’s game, alluding to his belief that Antetokounmpo’s size and otherworldly athleticism mask a supposed lack of skill.

The Rockets’ 30-year-old superstar guard also addressed the MVP race and Houston’s super-small-ball attack this season.


“I average more assists than [Walker], I think,” Harden told Rachel Nichols.

“I don’t see what the joke is.

Added Harden: “I wish I could just run and … seven feet and run and just dunk. That takes no skill at all. I gotta actually learn how to play basketball and how to have skill.”

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