Rockets' James Harden makes NBA history

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James Harden posted 31 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds in the Houston Rockets' 121-105 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday.

Rockets' James Harden makes NBA history

James Harden posted 31 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds in the Houston Rockets' 121-105 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday.

Houston Rockets star James Harden became the first NBA player to score 30 or more points against all 29 opponents in a single season.

Harden posted 31 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds in the Rockets' 121-105 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday.

The reigning MVP's performance saw him make more NBA history as the Rockets extended their winning streak to three games.

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Harden is having a historic season – averaging 35.8 points, 7.7 assists and 6.4 rebounds while shooting 43.5 per cent from the field and 35.5 per cent from three-point range.

The 29-year-old guard poured in 30 or more points in 32 consecutive games from mid-December to late February, a mark topped only by Wilt Chamberlain.

The Rockets improved to 45-26 with the win in Atlanta. They finished play on Tuesday sitting third in the Western Conference standings.

 

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