James Harden of the Houston Rockets gained the NBA MVP final season and this 12 months it seems as if Harden is making a fairly strong case to win the MVP trophy once more. He has been a scoring machine for the Rockets and has been tearing aside defenses all season lengthy. On Monday evening, Harden confirmed off his scoring contact as soon as once more, placing up 37 factors in a 121-93 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. This was Harden's 20th consecutive recreation with 30 factors or extra, which tied a document set by Wilt Chamberlain that hasn't been challenged for over 50 years.
"Wilt was doing a little clearly unbelievable issues and numbers that no one will ever catch," Harden mentioned in keeping with
Despite Harden's efficiency, it was a fairly tough evening for the Rockets who had been outmatched by the 76ers all evening lengthy. The loss brings the Rockets to 26-20 on the season and are ranked fifth within the Western Conference.
They will look to bounce again Wednesday evening in opposition to the bottom-feeder New York Knicks.