Thursday also marked the night of the All-Star draft, in which LeBron James and Kevin Durant picked their teams for the Feb. 20 All-Star game in Cleveland.
James had the first pick and he selected Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Joel Embiid is the 2nd pick of the 2022 All-Star draft for Team Durant #Sixers
– Ky Carlin February 10, 2022
Harden, who was selected as a reserve from his time with the Nets, was the very last pick of the All-Star draft. Durant, a former teammate of Harden’s, looked like he was being a bit petty about the whole Harden trade saga and he picked Rudy Gobert over Harden.