James Harden May Want To Slow His Roll With Khloe Kardashian

James Harden has stepped into the Kardashian picture. Is that what he really wants to do? (photo courtesy of www.abcnews.com)

James Harden has stepped into the Kardashian picture. Is that what he really wants to do? (photo courtesy of www.abcnews.com)

The Kardashians are everywhere. Ever since singer Ray J made the infamous sex tape with Kim Kardashian, the whole family has been on the television screen. But more than them being on the television screen, they have now infiltrated the entertainment and sports world. Kim is married to performer Kanye West. Some say that he is not the same guy he once was since he started a relationship with Kim. Of course, we know that Kanye was already eccentric before dating Kim anyway, so the jury is out on how much Kanye being with her has changed him. Another relationship that has garnered attention involving a Kardashian is that of rapper Tyga and one of the younger sisters of the Kardashians, Kylie Jenner. This relationship, which neither one has really confirmed, is one that has not done great things for Tyga’s public image at all. Tyga, 25, is eight years older than Kylie and essentially is dating her illegally because he could be turned in at any time. But yet they still go on with their secretive yet out in the open relationship. It seems like it there is a spotlight, there is a Kardashian somewhere around. And now we have the supposed relationship between Houston Rockets star James Harden and Khloe Kardashian. There seems to be varying reports of these two being together. In Tyga and Kanye’s cases, it does not seem like dating a Kardashian has turned out well for the way people see them now and if James Harden knows what is best for him, he will not get too involved in dating Khloe Kardashian. The Rockets and their fans are hoping he sees the light and distances himself as well.

This isn’t the first time we have seen Khloe get involved with a professional basketball player. Of course her first husband is Lamar Odom. And even though they have been separated for a good amount of time, they are newly divorced. When Lamar first came out as dating Khloe in August 2009, many wondered where the connection came from. But little did we know the connection would lead to a marriage one month later. Khloe and Lamar were married in August 2009 to the shock of a lot of people. But on the outward, everything was perceived as going great. Lamar would go on to play two solid seasons as a member of the Lakers once he was with Khloe. But in 2011, it seemed like the walls came tumbling down for him towards the end of his last season in Los Angeles. In April 2011, that is when Khloe and Lamar’s reality show debuted on television. Odom was named the Sixth Man of the Year in the 2010-2011 season and he thought he would be staying in Los Angeles. But what happened would change his career forever. He was traded to the then New Orleans Hornets only for the trade to be vetoed. That trade, which he heard publicly, was a huge blow to his ego and he felt disrespected and demanded a trade. He was traded to the Dallas Mavericks and from there his career essentially died. He was not the same player he was when he was playing for the Lakers and the end seemed to be near. Of course Khloe had nothing to do with what was going on when he was on the court, but it seemed like his career tanked more the longer he was with her. Now he is trying to get himself straightened out after reportedly being on drugs. There are reports that Khloe is still interested in him, but they are mostly rumors at this point.

Khloe was definitely around when Lamar started slipping, but she pales in comparison to her sister, Kim Kardashian. She was the one that first started the Kardashian train towards athletes. But Kim actually did it twice though. The first athlete she dated was veteran running back Reggie Bush. Bush was one of the most electric running backs in college football when he came out of the University of Southern California. When he was in the NFL, he started dating Kim around 2007 reportedly and the relationship ended in 2010. During that time, Reggie Bush was trying to get himself together in the NFL. The entire time he was in New Orleans, his production declined every single year. Instead of the electric running back the Saints thought they were getting, they received a running back that was electric but could not make plays consistently to stay on the field. After the end of the 2010 season, he was traded to the Miami Dolphins. Also in 2010, his relationship with Kim Kardashian ended. Apparently the end of that relationship did great things for Reggie. He has had two seasons over 1,000 yards and become more of the guy many thought he would be when he came out of college. It seemed like the pairing of he and Kim served as a distraction and when she was gone, his career got better. His personal life also blossomed as he met his current wife and they now have a child together. Kim would also move on. And this relationship was with another athlete, but this time he was an NBA player. Kris Humphries and Kim started dating in 2010 and were married in August 2011. But this was no ordinary marriage between these two. Kim and Kris were married on reality television in front of the entire world. It was a Hollywood marriage that many did not believe and those thoughts were further influenced by how quickly they were divorced. Kim Kardashian filed for divorce 72 days after the couple was married. Humphries filed a petition for annulment in response to Kim’s divorce filing claiming that the marriage was a fraud. The legal fight went on for both until April 2013, when the pair ended up reaching a divorce settlement. The divorce was finalized in July of that same year. As far as Kris, his career was going well when he was dating her the first year. And after the divorce was announced, he had the best season of his career, averaging 13 point and 11 rebounds. But after that, it was all downhill as he never averaged double-figures again and also is still joked some to this day for his marriage to Kim Kardashian. He is playing a support role for the Washington Wizards now, but this was probably not where he thought he would be at this time.

Kim and Khloe may have good intentions, but the men they have relationships with ultimately end up having career problems at some point. Kanye West has not had them so far, but they may be coming down the line. So if the past of both of these two women is any indication, James Harden needs to stay as far away from Khloe Kardashian as possible. The success train does not follow for the men beside the Kardashian women. The fans of the Rockets are hoping the rumors of Khloe being interested in going back to Lamar Odom are real. Because that would free up their best player to focus on the team and not focus on the Kardashians and what is going on over there in their world. The Kiss Of The Kardashian can be a seductive one, especially with how they look. But it can also be a fatal one for your career potentially. You may want to proceed with caution James Harden. Your career could be riding on it.

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5 Responses

  1. Let’s slowly watch Harden’s career deteriorate once associated with a Kardashian . Kanye now wants to head out of the country , because he believe it has become racist ? LOL,LOL . He must have been made aware what was happening during the sixties if he thinks it’s now racist. This being same jackass , who prattles on about conflict diamonds one minute and then tells us about the money he’s amassed and the gold he wears . Way to go Kanye , proving that a mind is a terrible thing to waste , when you have no frigging idea about the strife of Africans on the continent of Africa .

    Caitlyn Jenner aka Bruce Jenner, had his jewels hacked off to prove something and now out of it all for self gratification, he/she gets a reality show ? How much lower can this country now sink in terms of having no frigging intellect ?

  2. Kareem Howard

    Not a good time when you enter probably the toughest season of your career. With Golden State, San Antonio, Phoenix and the Los Angeles Clippers on the rise, the last thing you need to do is lose focus.

    • Could be a bad decision. Living with Kardashian and all the shit that comes with it, Harden has to be smarter than that.

  3. He better stay away from Klhoe, we don’t want to see his defense get any worse.

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