Rockets Send Absurd James Harden Tweet After Giannis Wins 2019 NBA MVP

On the day the Toronto Raptors held their championship parade, the Golden State Warriors took out a full-page ad in the Toronto Star congratulating the franchise on its first NBA title.

Classy gesture by a classy organization.

You know which franchise isn't classy? The Houston Rockets.

Shortly after Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the 2019 NBA MVP on Monday night, the Rockets official Twitter account sent out a tweet that was an attempt to congratulate The Greek Freak, but was really just a thread of tweets trying to make the case that James Harden should have won the MVP award.

The voting had been tabulated and the award had been handed out, yet the Rockets were still trying to argue for their guy. They couldn't even get a simple congratulatory tweet right.

This seems par for the course coming from a franchise that cried for a "fair chance" during the second-round playoff series with the Warriors and sent a memo to the NBA claiming that the refs cost them the NBA title in 2018.

Oh, and let's not forget about owner Tilman Fertitta's epic rant after the Rockets' Game 6 loss to the Warriors in which he said his team should have cut the Warriors throats in Game 5 when Kevin Durant suffered a strained right calf.

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Considering how much losing the Rockets have done over the last few years, it's surprising that they haven't figured out how to lose with class.

This should have been Giannis' night. Instead, the Rockets once again tried to make it about themselves.

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