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This is a not-so-serious question, but it’s been burning inside me for a solid week or so. A couple friends and I were sitting around the table at for our weekly guys’ night, and as we drank craft beer and played a solid round of Catan, we discussed the slight possibility of civic project of raising money to cover the luxury tax issues that will most likely come in place for James Harden.
Would it even be legal to start a Kickstarter page with the sole purpose of covering the Thunder’s cost of luxury tax if we did sign Harden? I seriously think that OKC would muster up the cash to make four/five more years of watching a Thunder dynasty happen. I know that, for one, I would easily cough up twenty to fifty dollars just to watch Harden play for four years, and I have a feeling that many people in OKC would feel similarly. Also thinking about MAPS 6 as an option. — Wil N.
Big fan of when someone takes an idea of mine and emails it to me.
But seriously though, it’s actually a pretty interesting thought. Someone smarter than I can probably say officially, but I don’t see why it wouldn’t be legal to do something like that. Kickstarter is technically for creative projects, but some consider the NBA art, so let’s stretch the rules a little. Keep Reading…