James Harden (49 points, 9 rebounds, 8 assists) and Russell Westbrook (31 points, 11 rebounds, 8 assists) combined for 80 points for the Rockets as they defeated the Mavericks, 153-149, in overtime. Luka Doncic (28 points, 13 rebounds, 10 assists) tallied his 15th triple-double of the season for the Mavericks, while Kristaps Porzingis added a season-high 39 points, along with 16 rebounds in the losing effort. James Harden tallied his 20th 40+ point game of the season tonight, joining Wilt Chamberlain (1959-1965) as the only players in NBA history to record 20 or more 40+ point games in consecutive seasons. The Rockets improve to 41-24 on the season, while the Mavericks fall to 40-28.
31 Jul 2020