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James Harden returned to his team for pre-season training on Tuesday, a day late because he was partying and clubbing in Atlanta and Vegas, and the NBA has required him to register six negative COVID-19 test for six consecutive days before he rejoins his teammates for group workouts.

James Harden was partying with his rapper friend Lil Baby on his birthday from Atlanta to Vegas.

See videos below of Harden partying in Atlanta and Vegas:

Harden has demanded a trade from his Houston Rockets team even though they just acquired John Wall in a big trade, and Harden still has two years left on his contract.

It appears Harden wants to be traded to a team he feels he can compete for a Championship with, he has put the Nets, the Bucks, the Sixers, and the Heat on his Christmas list as teams he wants to be gifted to.

The Houston Rockets are not interested in trading Harden unless they can get a franchise superstar in return.

The NBA typically require three negative consecutive COVID-19 test before allowing players to return to team workouts, but since James Harden was seen partying in Atlanta and Vegas without wearing a mask the NBA doubled the amount of testing for Harden.

The NBA Preseason starts on Friday, but Harden will not be available until Monday if all his COVID-19 tests are negative.

Do you think Harden will pass all six of the COVID-19 test?

Source: YARDBARKER