Did James Harden Fool Everyone Into Thinking He Was Fat? (PICS + TWEETS)

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Have we all been duped? Did Jame Harden just play us all for fools?

Just days ago, when Harden was warming up for what would turn out to be his final game as a member of the Houston Rockets, the All-Star guard was looking noticeably chunky.

So when Brooklyn completed a blockbuster deal for the disgruntled 2018 MVP, everyone thought the Nets would be getting a fat Harden…

It turns out we all were wrong:

To no one’s surprise, social media had their jokes:

Harden is expected to make his Nets debut tonight at home against the Orlando Magic.