Finally, James Harden experienced that winning feeling as an LA Clipper – and he did so in style, beating the clock with a three pointer in a nail-biting win over the Houston Rockets in the NBA’s In-Season tournament.
Harden, traded from the Philadelphia 76ers last month, had been 0-5 since his move, but the 106-100 win ended that losing streak as on Friday he produced his best performance for his new team.
The 10-time All-Star guard scored 24 points, with nine rebounds and seven assists against his former team, including the four-point play to ice the game in the final seconds.
“I’m getting real close,” Harden said, per ESPN. “I’m getting close to myself, every game I feel like I’m improving.”
Russell Westbrook came off the bench and ended up scoring eight points, three rebounds and two assists in 17 minutes of play.
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