​James Harden is outstandingly good. The Rockets superstar is  ​a pretty obvious front-runner in the race for MVP (again). But what happened here will take a long, long time to live down. Witness ​Joel Embiid absolutely owning The Beard on a layup attempt this evening in Philadelphia-- and try not do jump all the way through the roof while doing so:

OUCH.


That one HURT.


JoJo means business. He's one of the best big men in the ​NBA, and it's hard to find a guy who makes a bigger impact defensively. Harden should have known what he was getting himself into.


And the block itself wasn't even the whole story. Check out what happened immediately after:

Sheesh. Even the 76ers' mascot got in on the act.


Just try to forget this one, James. If that's even possible.