We’ve seen some amazing performances from James Harden, including last season when he became the first player in NBA history to amass 2,000 point, 900 assists and 600 rebounds in a single season, all while leading the league in assists. At the end of the 2016-2017 season, Harden finished with a season average of 29.1 points, 11.2 assists and 8.1 rebounds.
This season, Harden is back at it again, averaging 30.9 points, 9.0 assists and 4.9 rebounds a game. And tonight Harden entered the record books again when he became the first player in NBA history to record a 60 point triple double.
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James Harden has recorded the first 60-point triple-double in NBA history.
In the Rockets 114-107 win over the Magic, Harden went for 60 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, while going 19-30 from the field and 17-18 from the line. He punctuated the night with this ridiculous, game sealing step-back three.
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James Harden’s night in a nutshell (via @nba) https://t.co/pWAFP8fYkI
The Rockets are now 36-13 and sit in second place in the West, only 3.5 games behind the Warriors.