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According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the Philadelphia 76ers star guard James Harden is declining his $47.4 million player option for the 2022-23 season and intends to return on a contract in free agency that gives the team financial flexibility to bolster the roster.

James Harden with the Sixers: 21.0 PPG 7.1 RPG 10.5 APG. The first 20/5/10 season in franchise history.