James Harden’s 30-Point Streak Extended To 30 Games

James Harden has been an absolute machine for the Houston Rockets this season and his 30-point streak resides professional that. Last night time within the workforce’s 120-104 win towards the Dallas Mavericks, Harden scored 31 factors which prolonged his spectacular streak to 30 video games. It wasn’t simple for Harden although. He suffered an harm towards the Thunder on Saturday which had him struggling to shoot for the primary half the sport, though he was in a position to flip it on late.

“I could not get the raise that I normally have for my shot, however that is no excuse,” Harden stated based on ESPN. “I am simply comfortable we gained the sport.”

Wilt Chamberlain has the 2 longest 30-point streaks within the NBA at 31 video games and 65 video games. While 65 video games may be a bit a stretch, the 31-game stream is effectively inside attain for final 12 months’s MVP. Although as Harden scored 10 factors within the final three minutes the sport, the streak was the very last thing on his thoughts.

“I used to be fearful about successful,” Harden defined. “They have been making photographs. They have been coming again, reduce the result in 10 or 9 factors, one thing like that. So I simply wished to get the correct photographs. Like I stated, they put two on the ball and I received f it a couple of instances, and we received some good alternatives.”

The Rockets sit at a document 33-23 and are tied for fourth place within the Western Conference.