Houston Rockets star James Harden took his frustrations out on an innocent basketball on Saturday ― and the basketball wasn’t having it.
Check out the reaction from the Pelicans’ Josh Hart as the scene unfolded:
Hart later said he took it as a sign he was playing good defense.
The Rockets still won 126-123, with Harden racking up a team-high 29 points. He cracked that his beard protected his face from the slam: