"The Beard" has been on a tear in the National Basketball Association averaging 52 points per game over the last five games with, remarkably, zero of those points coming off an assist!
Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker was captured making a freaky blunder during Wednesday's night game against the New York Knicks - and social media users noticed. The Rockets needed darn near every one of them, as they eked out a four-point win.
Chamberlain still has all three streaks that were longer. Chamberlain still has two other 30-plus scoring streaks that are longer than Harden's of 31 and 25 games.
On another spectacular night for the NBA's most sensational scorer, Harden not only notched his career high with 61 points, but tied Bryant's record for a visiting player at the current Madison Square Garden.
"I felt like any time the ball is in his hands, it has a chance to go, " Fizdale said. "My legacy is at stake".
"I would love for KD to spread the love around ... so a team like the New York Knicks can come back in the fold and be competitive in the Eastern Conference", the former shooting guard added. "There is no limit to what I can do".
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However, Steele said there was cause to believe the suspect had a relationship with one of the victims in Livingston Parish. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office identified the three other victims on Facebook as Billy, Tanner and Summer Ernest .
Harden made the clinching layup with 3.8 seconds remaining after the Knicks turned it over, and the Rockets edged the New York Knicks 114-110 on Wednesday night. He was just five of 20 from beyond the arc.
In explaining his lineup decision after the Knicks' loss, Fizdale said he wanted to try to slow James Harden in pick-and-roll situations. They capitalized when the Beard was out, but for most of the game, when he was in, the Knicks had no answer.
Knicks player Noah Vonleh was able to take possession of the ball and score - putting his team just one point behind the Rockets and causing Gordon to grab his head and put his hands up in frustration.
"It's unfortunate", Darren Collison said.
"We got five turnovers out of him, but he is just great".
The all-star National Basketball Association guard was hurt when he fell to the floor while defending against Raptors forward Pascal Siakam with just over four minutes left in the first half.