Leading scorer of the season, Harden, who has 35 triple-doubles regular season in his career
The star James harden He had another brilliant day in the NBA on Saturday by leading his Houston Rockets in an overwhelming win over the Chicago Bulls with a 117-94 score.
Harden narrowly missed his first triple-double of the season, finishing with 42 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, while teammate Russell Westbrook scored 26 points in the third consecutive victory of the Rockets.
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Leading scorer of the season, Harden, who has 35 triple-doubles of regular season in his career, had several minutes of silence in the last quarter although he dedicated more to spreading game.
Harden entered the game with an average of 36.5 points with a 38.7% effectiveness in field shots, including 27% in triples.
Wendell Carter Jr. had 13 points and 16 rebounds for Chicago, which has fallen in six of the last eight games.
The Bulls led by nine points (31-22) early in the second quarter before the Rockets used a 24-7 offense to take control and open a 46-38 lead with four minutes remaining in the first half.
The Rockets were increasing the advantage little by little in the rest of the game and the Bulls could not get closer to more than 14 points in the last quarter.