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James Harden Sued

Allegedly Punched Fan for Saying

'Kobe Owns Your Ass'

11/20/2013 1:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Houston Rockets
star James Harden doesn't take lightly to being told he's Kobe Bryant's bitch -- so says a Lakers fan in L.A., who just sued the NBA player after Harden allegedly punched him for the diss.

According to the lawsuit, Harden was on his way out of Greystone Manor nightclub in West Hollywood November 3rd -- riding in the back seat of some SUV -- when he rolled the window down to greet fans.

That's when a man named Barak Golan says he shouted at Harden, "Kobe owns your ass!" and Harden allegedly socked him in the face.

But Harden wasn't done ... Barak says the Rockets guard flipped him off as his SUV sped away.

Barak is now suing for assault and battery, demanding unspecified damages. Harden's reps had no comment.

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18 COMMENTS

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1.

hategroove    

Screw kobe.

305 days ago
2.

staticxxx21@Yahoo.com    

This is unacceptable. James Harden is a thug and he should be suspended from the NBA indefinitely. He is punching an innocent man in this face. If only David stern suspends him indefinitely then the NBA will be a safer place.

305 days ago
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DBB    

they both acted like little children. im ashamed. Harden knows better

305 days ago
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DBB    

these two bit laker fans are a joke.

305 days ago
5.

BaadBoy    

That photo looks like a 35mm negative of Santa Claus

305 days ago
6.

Compassion    

Kobe does own his ass. #truth

305 days ago
7.

mr.sancho    

Haha the truth hurts at kobe's age still the black mamba owns james harden

305 days ago
8.

beautiful37    

I would have punched his ass too. Not a Kobe fan

305 days ago
9.

justsaying....    

Oh well....lesson learned. Don't write a check your azz can't cash! Big mouth!

305 days ago
10.

Reppin Canada    

The truth hurts James it must be chilly in Kobe's shadow

305 days ago
11.

AnyTimeAnyWhere    

The only way the Lakers fan could've gotten punch with out Harden getting out of the SUV is if that moron stuck his face inside. If someone did that to me in a car I would've done the same.

305 days ago
12.

onlydatruth    

Bootleg Mr. T...

305 days ago
13.

BIGROB    

If James Harden punched a Kobekid in the face, this just made me like James eve more! Hey Kobekid, Harden just owned your ass! Where's the black mamba when you need him most?

304 days ago
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Doperman    

I don't get it, what kind of man run up to someones car then proceed to insult them; without expecting any repercussions. I am surprise James Harden didn't have one of his posies take care of that. Hahaha he is keeping it real. If the fan is from LA-which I doubt- should know better than doing stupid stuff like that. You get check just for stop on the wrong street.

303 days ago

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