James Harden says he is not going to play for the Philadelphia 76ers whereas president Daryl Morey stays in cost.
The ten-time NBA All-Star guard, 33, made the feedback two days after it was reported the 76ers had ended talks about buying and selling him.
“Daryl Morey is a liar and I’ll by no means be part of an organisation that he is part of,” Harden mentioned.
“Let me say that once more: Daryl Morey is a liar and I’ll by no means be part of an organisation that he is part of.”
Harden, who was named the NBA’s most respected participant (MVP) in 2018, is believed to need a transfer to the Los Angeles Clippers.
According to ESPN, talks between the 76ers and the Clippers broke down due to the calls for set by his present staff.
The 76ers are thought to have informed Harden they plan to deliver him again to their coaching camp for the beginning of the season.
That seems to have triggered the feedback from Harden, who was talking throughout a promotional occasion in China on Monday.
Morey was basic supervisor of the Houston Rockets when Harden spent greater than eight seasons with the franchise.
The pair’s relationship was a key think about Harden transferring to Philadelphia in a commerce which despatched Ben Simmons to the Brooklyn Nets.
The 76ers, who misplaced to rivals the Boston Celtics in final season’s Japanese Convention semi-finals by blowing a 3-2 lead, nonetheless hope to have Harden enjoying alongside reigning NBA MVP Joel Embiid within the upcoming season.
The common season begins on 24 October, with the 76ers enjoying the Celtics of their first pre-season recreation on 8 October.