James Harden had usually scored a career-high 56 points when he was asked if he knew he had depressed one indicate bashful of a Houston Rockets’ record.
Harden shrugged and replied, “We won, right?”
And they did it with Harden usually personification 35 mins in a 137-110 feat over a Utah Jazz on Sunday night that ran their Western Conference-best record to 8-3.
Harden fell usually bashful of Calvin Murphy’s 57 points opposite New Jersey in 1978, though he assimilated Wilt Chamberlain as a usually players in NBA story to have 10 assists and fire improved than 75 percent from a margin in a 50-point performance.
Eric Gordon scored 20 points, Trevor Ariza had 14 and Nene scored 13 off a bench.
“That was one of a best performances I’ve ever seen,” Gordon said. “He was picking them detached and not usually with scoring. What else can we do?”
Donovan Mitchell led Utah with 17 points in 25 mins off a bench. Rudy Gobert had 13 points though was hold to a season-low 5 rebounds in 25 minutes.
Dennis Schroeder scored 28 points and a Hawks finished a losing strain during 8 games. Kevin Love of a Cavaliers left in a third entertain and was taken to a sanatorium since of an undisclosed illness. LeBron James had 26 points and 13 assists for Cleveland, that has mislaid 5 of 7 games.
Boston 104, during Orlando 88: Jaylen Brown scored 18 points, Al Horford had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and a Celtics won their eighth diversion in a quarrel after starting a deteriorate with dual losses. The Magic have mislaid dual uninterrupted games.
Washington 107, during Toronto 96: Bradley Beal scored 38 points and a Wizards overcame a deficiency of indicate ensure John Wall, who sat out since of a sprained left shoulder. The Raptors mislaid starting indicate ensure Kyle Lowry with 8:08 remaining in a second entertain after picking adult dual technical fouls.
at San Antonio 112, Phoenix 95: LaMarcus Aldridge scored 21 points for a Spurs, who hold a Suns to 13 points in a third quarter, a lowest prolongation by a Spurs competition in any entertain this season.
at Minnesota 112, Charlotte 94: Jeff Teague had 18 points and 12 assists, and a Timberwolves won for a fifth uninterrupted time. The final time Minnesota won 5 games in a quarrel was Jan. 2-10, 2009.
at New York 108, Indiana 101: Kristaps Porzingis scored a career-high 40 points to move a Knicks behind from a 19-point deficit. It was his seventh 30-point opening in 9 games this season.
at Portland 103, Oklahoma City 99: Damian Lillard had 36 points and 13 assists, and his pushing layup with 29.5 seconds to play gave a Trail Blazers a 98-94 lead a Thunder were incompetent to overcome.
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