Despite James Harden’s heroics, the Rockets lost to the Brooklyn Nets 145-142 in double overtime. Harden put up 58 points, 6 assists, and 10 rebounds, but it was not enough. The Rockets were without Clint Capela and Chris Paul, and the Nets took advantage. Spencer Dinwiddie led them with 33 points and 10 rebounds.
The Oracle Arena saw fireworks, as the Warriors claimed a 147-140 win over the Pelicans. Steph Curry scored 41 points and became the first NBA player to make eight or more threes in three consecutive games. The two teams made a combined 43 three-pointer, breaking the record set just 10 days ago.
Detroit and Orlando also played an overtime game, and the Pistons win it 120-115. Blake Griffin top-scored for them with 30 points. Kyrie Irving had a monster game with 27 points and 18 assists, as the Celtics beat the Raptors 117-108.
The Milwaukee Bucks won in Memphis, beating the Grizzlies 111-101. The San Antonio Spurs produced a great team performance to beat the Dallas Mavericks 105-101.
Jusuf Nurkic recorded a numerically aesthetic triple-double with 10 assists, 10 rebounds, and 10 points as the Blazers won against the Cavaliers. Meanwhile, Rudy Gobert’s 23 points and 22 rebounds propelled the Jazz past the Clippers.
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