Oklahoma City-area retailers cut price of ‘Beard’ shirts after Thunder player James Harden is traded

Some Oklahoma City-area stores hope fans are feeling nostalgic enough to buy the shirts featuring ex-Thunder player James Harden at half-price, but one store just moved them off the shelves. Harden was traded to the Houston Rockets.

BY JENNIFER PALMER Published: October 30, 2012

After NBA player James Harden’s trade to Houston, “The Beard” shirts moved from fan favorite to the clearance rack.

The player, whose facial hair inspired outrageous displays of fandom, Facebook pages and, of course, countless T-shirts, left Oklahoma City on Sunday to play for the Rockets. The Thunder franchise brought in two new players — Kevin Martin and Jeremy Lamb — on the trade.

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