James Harden Notches 21st Straight 30-Point Game
By Kyle Recca
On 24 January 2019
James Harden received NBA MVP honors final season and this yr, the Houston Rockets celebrity has proven completely zero indicators of slowing down. Even with Chris Paul injured, Harden has saved it shifting and went into Madison Square Garden final night time, to offer the New York Knicks a style of simply how good he’s. Harden put up a career-high 61 factors, en path to a 114-110 victory over the bottom-feeding Eastern Conference squad. Not solely did Harden go off, however he additionally beat Wilt Chamberlain’s report of 20 straight video games with 30 or extra factors, as this was Harden’s 21st. After the sport, Harden commented on his night time.
“This is among the historic buildings within the sport that we’ve got,” Harden mentioned based on
While Harden did surpass Chamberlain’s streak, Chamberlain nonetheless has three extra particular person streaks which are greater, that Harden will certainly be trying to chase down. Wilt as soon as went 65 straight video games with 30 or extra factors. His different lengthy streaks being 31 and 25 video games respectively.
With the win, the Rockets improved to 27-20 on the season and are fifth within the Western Conference.