The Houston Rockets will retire former guard James Harden’s No.13 jersey in honor of his successful eight seasons with the franchise, owner Tilman Fertitta said.
Harden has been named an All-Star every season with the Rockets and holds the franchise records for three-point field goals made (2,029), free throws made (5,554) and assists (4,796).
The 2018 MVP was traded to the Brooklyn Nets in January after his relationship with the Rockets broke.
“James Harden will always be a Rocket,” Fertitta told the Houston Chronicle. “Of course we will remove his jersey. It made my first three years of owning the franchise unforgettable.
“The success he brought to this franchise for eight years and the memories he made for our fan base / community [are] Truly remarkable. “
If his jersey is removed, he will join Calvin Murphy, Moses Malone, Hakeem Olajuwon, Rudy Tomjanovich, Clyde Drexler and Yao Ming in the rafters of the Toyota Center.
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