Published: Mon, January 07, 2019
Sports | By Johanna Francis

Rockets GM thinks James Harden averaging 40 points per game is possible

Rockets GM thinks James Harden averaging 40 points per game is possible

DeMar DeRozan recorded the first triple-double of his career with 21 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists in the Spurs' 125-107 win over the Raptors.

James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets handles the ball during the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Four during the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2017 NBA Playoffs on April 23, 2017 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Harden hit a tightly-contested three to put Houston on top with a second left in the overtime period.

Leonard, who was booed nearly everytime he touched the ball, had an average night with 21 points, 5 assists and 2 steals.

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Raptors guard Danny Green went 0 for 7 from the field and 0 of 6 from 3-point range in the Raptors' loss to the Spurs. He's averaging more points per game and he's hovering around the same number of assists, and lately he's looked completely impossible to stop even with Chris Paul injured.

Jamal Murray (36) and Nikola Jokic (26) combined for 62 points in a 117-113 victory against the Sacramento Kings.

Houston have now won six games in a row and 11 of their last 12 after trumping Golden State on the road. Clint Capela, who just signed a massive extension in the summer, came up big with 29 points and 21 rebounds. They also went in on how narratives can fuel awards, comparing it to the Heisman Trophy, adding that numbers won't be the end-all-be-all if Harden wants to get the award for the second straight year.

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