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Now that he's on a new team, Harden says that he wants to prove 'everything' in Los Angeles.
After a prolonged attempt to try and get traded away from Philadelphia, Harden is now revealing that he envisioned himself staying with the Sixers for the rest of his career - but that higher ups had a different vision.
Harden told the press that when he was traded from the Brooklyn Nets to Philadelphia, he arrived, 'thinking I'm going to retire as a Sixer.'
But as he says, 'I mean, the front office had other plans. You know, they didn't they didn't want me.
At his introductory press conference with the Clippers, James Harden said he once envisioned himself retiring as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers
But the guard says that the front office had different plans (Sixers GM Daryl Morey, left)
'And it's that simple, so - and it's more detailed, more, you know, to where I can't talk about.
'But there's a lot of narratives, and I don't have social media, but there's a lot of narratives, and people talking, people think they have an opinion or voice, and other people listen to it. But none of that is true.
'I'm not the type to go back and forth or be explaining myself, because you're always going to take something out