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James Harden On Why He Stared At The Lifeless Pile Of Flesh That Used To Be Wesley Johnson: "I Was Trying To Figure Out What He Was Doing"

James Harden did one of the meanest things you’ll ever see in a basketball game last night, when he crossed Wesley Johnson into the floor and then just stood there, for what felt like an eternity, and stared at Johnson before eventually splashing a three. Harden was asked about the long stare after the game, and instead of downplaying the incident and perhaps restoring some of Johnson’s dignity, he said this:

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That little chuckle before “and then I just shot it” is the most hurtful thing that’s ever been uttered by one NBA player about another.

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