NBA Fans were quick to react to James Harden signing a new deal with the Philadelphia 76ers in order to win a championship.

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"He took a huge pay cut and people still can't enjoy it" - James Harden signing new two-year $68.6m deal with 76ers leaves NBA fans split 3

A two-year contract between James Harden and the Philadelphia 76ers will result in a $15 million pay cut for the 33-year-old player for the upcoming season. Harden now has a new player option in year two of the contract after deciding not to exercise his $47 million player option.

James Harden fought his way away from the Brooklyn Nets and into the Philadelphia 76ers because he believed it would be a better fit for him. Although he received criticism for his choice, it now seems appropriate given what is taking place in Brooklyn.

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN: Free agent James Harden has agreed on a two-year, $68.6M deal, including a player option, to return to the 76ers, sources tell ESPN. Harden will make $33M for the 2022-2023 season, and has the player option for $35.6M in 2023-2024, sources tell ESPN. He can move right back into free agency next summer and negotiate another new deal.

NBA Fans had mixed responses to the new Harden deal and showed their reactions via their tweets on Twitter. Here are some of the best responses.

The new deal of James Harden has allowed the 76ers to make additions to their roster for a run toward a championship

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"He took a huge pay cut and people still can't enjoy it" - James Harden signing new two-year $68.6m deal with 76ers leaves NBA fans split 4

Due to James Harden taking a salary cut for the next season with the 76ers, it has given the flexibility to the team to add players in order to make a run toward the championship.

They have already signed PJ Tucker, and the possible inclusion of Danuel House Jr. is on the cards. The Houston Rockets trio will give a great chance to win the championship for the 76ers next season.

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