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Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Trending: Life is a party for James Harden

By Bill Speros
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From James Harden on Lockerz.

The Olympics ended more than a week ago, but the celebrations continue. Just ask Team USA and Oklahoma City Thunder star James Harden.

Harden turns 23 on Sunday, but that doesn't mean the party has to wait. If you're in the Los Angeles area this evening, swing by Supperclub on Hollywood Boulevard and join the party. Just one little problem. The invitation (seen above) posted on Harden's Facebook page, says "invite only" but the host posted this message to his 198,000 Facebook and 618,000 Twitter followers Monday.

Come join me tomorrow night!!!!

— James Harden (@JHarden13) August 21, 2012

Doors open at 10 p.m. and "upscale attire" is required. No word on whether or not that includes Foot Locker shirts or beards with mustard.

No matter how long or loud things go Tuesday night, Harden's birthday celebrants will have a tough time one-upping his post-Olympic romp thus far.

The party began in London and has continued across the pond and coast-to-coast. Harden's Foot Locker commercial with teammate Russell Westbrook has reached cult status, he flashed his Olympic bling with Kevin Druant on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" and took part in an epic "all-white" early birthday yacht party, losing his shirt in the process. The partiers also included Durant, John Wall, J.R. Smith and Austin Daye.

From lolliecakez via Instagram

Quite a bash:

I'm sorry everyone but party of the year goes to @jharden13 last night was uncalled for! They were 👆👇👉👈!!!! @trimskit was 🏃everywhere!

— JR Smith (@TheRealJRSmith) August 19, 2012

A good time was had by all.

This weekend was a real life movie. Every scene/night was perfect. Thanks to everyone who was in the movie. Lol

— James Harden (@JHarden13) August 20, 2012

How can you top all that? Lots of protein.

Benihana's with @rjayrolln @dash5harris @adaye5 & @tjoyner3 !!

— James Harden (@JHarden13) August 21, 2012

And this exchange? That was another party:

@jharden13 Sorry I didn’t make it out to Roundhouse for the party. I had to wake up too early for work. Looks like y’all had fun though. ;)

— Zachary Levi (@ZacharyLevi) August 17, 2012

What's next?

Sept 4th bro! RT @jahii_carson1: @jharden13 when u comin bak to Arizona

— James Harden (@JHarden13) August 21, 2012

In case you were wondering, the Thunder begin training camp on Oct. 1 and the regular season Nov. 1 at San Antonio. In the meantime, party on.

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