James Harden has been the subject of a multitude of trade rumors ever since the 2012 NBA Finals ended. The Oklahoma City Thunder shooting guard and overwhelming fan favorite is currently in London playing for the U.S. men's basketball team in the 2012 Olympics, but he is still fielding questions about where he'll land next year. At the moment, he seems fairly confident that he will return to Oklahoma.
Sam Amick from SI.com had this quote from Harden on Tuesday:
"I'm pretty, a hundred percent, I'm pretty sure that I'm going to be in Oklahoma City," Harden said with a slight stutter. "I'll let my agent and Mr. Presti and [Thunder owner Clay] Bennett discuss all that, so I'll let them handle that and stay out of it for right now and worry about the USA Olympics."
Thunder fans would like nothing better than for the full Olympics core of Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant and Harden to return for at least one more season together. They will have to wait and see.