By JOHN DORN
This definitely won't help James Harden escape his curse.
After claiming the famous "cooking dance" as his personal on-court celebration this season, the Rockets star became a public target of rapper/experience Lil B, the originator of the dance. He even has a how-to video.
Back on May 24, the rapper told TMZ, "He's cursed for the rest of the playoffs and further notice until he speaks on what dance celebration he's doing and where it comes from."
Check the box scores. He wasn't kidding.
Over the last three games of the Rockets' playoff series against Golden State, Harden shot 36 percent. In the decisive Game 5, he shot 2-of-11 with a postseason record 13 turnovers—his worst-ever NBA performance.
The Based God, as he's known, lent his explanation after Houston's elimination:
I'm sorry James harden all you had to do was explain you were doing the Lil B cooking dance - Lil B
— Lil B From The Pack (@LILBTHEBASEDGOD) May 28, 2015
TMZ got a hold of Harden Tuesday night, and didn't waste the opportunity to get his take on Lil B's hex.
"I don't even know who that is," he said.
Looks like the curse shall last indefinitely.