By Rob Mahoney
Nothing too flashy here: Just a slick, simple commercial that lets a good gag speak for itself. That James Harden -- who has pretty nice comedic timing -- is now a big enough name to anchor a commercial is just icing on the cake.
Kudos to Foot Locker for putting together a nice string of successful spots. This latest commercial makes for a solid extension of Foot Locker's NBA marketing campaign, which has featured gems such as Harden's tearaway beard, Kevin Love's inflatable yacht, Carmelo Anthony's gear-wearing stand-ins and Ricky Rubio's all-too-brief stint as a backyard wrestler, H/T: Chris Littman.