Once Durant went down with an MCL injury in mid-January, it left Harden carrying a significant amount of responsibility on offense in half of Brooklyn’s games as Irving is unable to play in the Nets’ home games due to the city’s vaccine mandate. While Irving being unvaccinated wasn’t that big of a deal for Harden, there are clear ramifications for the Nets this season, especially right now with Durant out.
What is James Harden’s new jersey number for the Sixers
Harden will wear No. 1 with the 76ers. Shop Harden 76ers No. 1 jerseys now, including the all-new Nike and Fanatics versions.