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Charles Barkley's Hilarious Reaction After Kevin Durant Snubbed James Harden In The All-Star Draft: "He Got Traded, He's Healthy Now!"

Charles Barkley's Hilarious Reaction After Kevin Durant Snubbed James Harden In The All-Star Draft: "He Got Traded, He's Healthy Now!"

It has been a wild 24 hours in the NBA world. A massive trade deadline day saw some big names jumping ship to new teams. And after that, LeBron James and Kevin Durant selected their teams for the 2022 NBA All-Star game. During the draft, there was an interesting moment that caught the attention of fans.

Kevin Durant and LeBron James kept snubbing James Harden while selecting from the pool of reserves for the All-Star game. It came down to Rudy Gobert and James Harden. Kevin Durant, who was Harden's teammate until the deadline, passed on Harden and went for Rudy Gobert, something fans found truly hilarious.

Jokingly, LeBron James, who got Harden as the final pick, asked whether James Harden was healthy because he had missed some time due to injury this past week. Hilariously, Charles Barkley responded that his injury problems are behind him now that he successfully secured a trade from Brooklyn to Philadelphia.

LeBron: "He hasn't played, is he healthy?"

Chuck: "He got traded, he's healthy now!" 

Barkley was clearly having some fun at Harden's expense. The entire interaction between KD, LeBron, and the panel was hilarious, and LeBron James could not stop laughing at Durant's anger over Harden's trade, and his subsequent snubbing of his former teammate.

Harden being traded seemed inevitable, as he seemed unhappy in Brooklyn. After the trade, it was reported that Kyrie Irving and James Harden had problems with each other. But Kyrie came out after the reports emerged and shut them down, suggesting the media was trying to push a narrative.

Durant, Harden, and Irving only played together for 16 games and had a pretty dominant record. But this big three did not last long, and now Harden and Durant will continue to chase after an NBA championship, but with different teams.