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Reports: Brooklyn Nets to acquire James Harden

The Brooklyn Nets have agreed to acquire superstar James Harden from the Houston Rockets, according to reports.

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The Brooklyn Nets have agreed to acquire three-time scoring champion James Harden from the Houston Rockets, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.

The disgruntled superstar had remained quiet through months of speculation that he is unhappy with Houston.

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ESPN and The Athletic reported the multi-team deal goes beyond the Rockets and Nets. Harden is going to the Nets as part of a four-team deal that also involves Indiana and Cleveland, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the trade call with the NBA — which signs off on all deals — has not been completed.

At least four draft picks and additional pick swaps are also part of the deal, the person said. Other key players: Victor Oladipo goes from Indiana to Houston, and Caris Levert goes from Brooklyn to Indiana, the person said, adding that Cleveland was also part of the massive trade.

Numerous reports previously indicated he sought to be shipped to Brooklyn to play with former Oklahoma City teammate Kevin Durant.

The Rockets had just told Harden they didn’t want him at practice after his inflammatory comments about the team a night before.

Harden finally voiced his frustration on Tuesday night after the second straight blowout loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. “We’re just not good enough ... I love this city. I literally have done everything that I can,” Harden said after the game. “I mean, this situation is crazy. It’s something that I don’t think can be fixed.”

The Rockets are just 3-6 so far this season and only Minnesota has a worse record in the Western Conference. The team is clearly in disarray and new arrival John Wall called the situation “rocky.”