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James Harden to miss 4th consecutive game Thursday vs. Wizards

The 10-time All-Star has missed the last 3 games with a hamstring injury as the Nets' losing streak extends to 9 games.

James Harden has missed the last 3 games with left hamstring tightness.

NEW YORK (AP) — James Harden will miss a fourth consecutive game Thursday when Brooklyn visits the Washington Wizards — assuming he is still on the Nets.

Coach Steve Nash has said the Nets won’t trade the All-Star guard before the trade deadline on Thursday afternoon, though there continues to be speculation Brooklyn could weigh a deal with Harden able to become a free agent this summer.

The Nets have lost nine straight games and Harden has missed the last three with left hamstring tightness. He battled hamstring trouble late last season and in the playoffs.