Ouch — James Harden has some choice words for ex Khloé Kardashian!

In a new interview with Sports Illustrated, the basketball player didn’t hold back when talking about his fling with the reality star.

While the 27-year-old is no stranger to the limelight, being one of the biggest NBA stars right now, he definitely made it clear he didn’t want to be a part of the “Kardashian” lifestyle.

“I don’t like all the attention,” James said. “I feel like it was for no reason. I wasn’t getting anything out of it except my name out there and my face out there, and I don’t need that.”

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The Houston Rockets athlete said that the constant tabloid coverage was “unnecessary” and only distracted him from his game — and the intense obsession from fans and paparazzi did not appeal to Khloé’s ex.

"I don't need pictures of myself when I'm driving my car. Who cares? What shoes am I wearing? Who cares? Where am I eating? Who cares? It was unnecessary stuff that I think trickled down to my teammates," he said. "I had to eliminate that."

While the athlete seems to be implying that their relationship ended as a result of a decision he made, the KUWTK star told a different story involving infedility on her talk show Kocktails with Khloé.

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"I've always said, 'We don't need to be monogamous,'" she said on an episode. "'There's a lot of s–t going on in both of our lives. You live in Houston, I live in LA. Let's just see each other when we see each other.' Why wouldn't you say, 'OK, that's great'? He sought me out, wanted to be committed, then wasn't committed. [I] found out he wasn't, and I got the receipts to prove it."

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Whether or not James cheated, it’s clear he’s not looking for another high-profile relationship anytime soon.

"I'm not worried about anything but hooping," he said in the interview. "And that may be why I'm having this kind of success."

KoKo’s love life, on the other hand, is heating up more than ever. Having recently moved in with boyfriend Tristan Thompson, it’s clear that the new duo is getting serious. And with talks of a wedding and babies, this Kardashian might just get the happy ending she’s been after since her separation from Lamar Odom back in 2013.

Scroll through the gallery below to see a timeline of all of Khloé's relationships!