Its always seemed like a long shot, but the prospect of King James working for the Phoenix Suns remains little more than a full-court heave.
For the record, were not referring to the notion of LeBron James taking his talents and restored legacy to South Mountain. No, the James were referencing is Harden, the former Arizona State star who is hauling last seasons NBA Sixth Man of the Year trophy into the final year of his contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Although many Suns fans are hoping the small-market revenue streams in OKC make it too dicey for the Thunder to pay Harden whatever his market value becomes, exhaling continues to be our recommendation.
True, during his European tour with Team USA, Harden did tell the Arizona Republics Paul Coro that playing for the Suns could be really swell. Unfortunately, despite OKCs recent big-money commitment to Serge Ibaka (teamed up with huge deals for Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook and relatively big loot for Kendrick Perkins),...