SHANGHAI, CHINA. (THECOUNT) — NBA star, James Harden, was pictured receiving a ticket while operating a scooter in Shanghai, China.

Harden was speeding on a scooter when he was detained briefly by Chinese officials. The Rockets star is visiting China along with his teammates for an Adidas promotional tour, according to TMZ.


Harden was traveling on a Shanghai street “a little too fast,” when he was corralled by police and issued a ticket, reports the gossip outlet.

Khloe Kardashian’s ex was cruising on a scooter Friday when he was pulled over. It’s unclear exactly what he did wrong — allegedly — but whatever it was caught the eye of police. BTW, Shanghai is crawling with cops. It looks like he was riding with friends, and they went on their merry without incident, TMZ.

Harden is in the area conducting meet and greet events with Chinese fans at the Beijing University of Technology and led a youth basketball clinic at the Tianhe Sports Center in Guangzhou.

Geo quick facts: Shanghai, on China’s central coast, is the country’s biggest city and a global financial hub. Its heart is the Bund, a famed waterfront promenade lined with colonial-era buildings. Across the Huangpu River rises the Pudong district’s futuristic skyline, including 632m Shanghai Tower and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, with distinctive pink spheres. Sprawling Yu Garden has traditional pavilions, towers and ponds – wikipedia.