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How much is Harden making? NBA world lights up over record-breaking contract

Ridiculous might be the perfect word to describe James Harden's contract extension with the Houston Rockets. Fans are reacting to the deal -- and they're not alone.

Professional athletes are weighing in too. NFL star J.J. Watt called Harden "James Moneybags" after the Rockets signed him to the richest contract extension in NBA history.

How much is he making? The deal will pay the star guard $228 million through the 2022-23 season, according to sources.

Yeah, ridiculous.

That said, here are the best and most appropriate reactions to this crazy contract.

Bradley Beal made a good point. What are the odds that Harden will try to buy ownership in the Rockets?

-- Courtney Schellin