James Harden’s restaurant still set to open in Houston, despite trade to Brooklyn Nets

FILE - In this March 7, 2020, file photo, Houston Rockets guard James Harden stands on the court during a break in the action against the Charlotte Hornets during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C. This seasons NBA MVP has won the award before. A trio of past winners of the award reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks, four-time MVP LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers and 2017-18 winner James Harden of the Houston Rockets were announced Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, as the finalists for this seasons top NBA individual honor. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File) (Nell Redmond, Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Thirteen by James Harden will move forward with its opening this month following news that the Houston Rockets player has been traded to the Brooklyn Nets.

According to the Houston Chronicle, Thirteen -- named after Harden’s number while on the Rockets -- is set to open the weekend of Jan. 22.

Representatives for the restaurant confirmed the opening to KPRC 2 in the following statement:

“Thirteen Restaurant will still be opening at the end of this month. Our entire staff and team are looking forward to providing top-notch service and bringing a one-of-a-kind dining experience to Houston. We are looking forward to sharing our extensive menu and beautiful restaurant with the city.”

Thirteen is located at 1911 Bagby St.

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