James “No Nike For Me” Harden Leads Team FOE to Championship at Danny Rumph Classic
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Earlier this week, after an invite from Marcus Morris, James Harden suited up for Team FOE (Family Over Everything) to defeat team Cancer Who? in the 11th annual Danny Rumph Classic in Philly. It was the 3rd straight championship for FOE in the tournament created in 2005 to honor Western Kentucky’s 21-year old point guard, Danny Rumph, who collapsed and passed away after a pickup game at the Mallery Recreation Center, now the Daniel E. Rumph II Recreation Center.
The packed house included 76ers legend Allen Iverson, head coach Brett Brown, center Joel Embiid and Philly streeteball legend AO. Besides Harden and the Morris Twins, the game featured Maalik Wayans, Jason Thompson, Dionte Christmas, Sean Evans, Tyshawn Taylor and Malik Alvin.
Shout out to our friend Mike Morak, the first guy you see in the following video and one of the people responsible for the creation of the tournament.
And although Adidas did give James Harden a $200 million deal, they should probably send him an extra shout-out for cutting the Nike logo off of his jersey.
Source: @DisRedd, Slam