James Harden got here into Monday night time's recreation towards the Atlanta Hawks with a 32-game 30-point streak which hadn't ever been achieved earlier than, besides by Wilt Chamberlain some 50 years earlier. While Harden and his Houston Rockets have been capable of come away with the 119-111 victory, Harden's streak finally got here to an finish. Last yr's MVP completed the sport with a stable 28 factors and even had the ball on his final possession, however ended up getting quadruple teamed by the Hawks and wasn't capable of make a shot. He most likely might have pressured one, however opted to go for sophistication over stats.
"It was cool," Harden mentioned about his streak, in accordance with ESPN. "I knew I wasn't going to get to No. 1."