#PureMagic pic.twitter.com/Rj6VBrOG5y. We gave up a terrible loss last game and wanted to bounce back. (2) In the Playoffs / NBA Finals record, Comments? © 2004-2020 CBS Interactive. Elsewhere, two of the NBA's hottest teams -- and two teams that are in the thick of the playoff picture in the NBA's Western Conference -- went head-to-head on Friday night when the Houston Rockets hosted the San Antonio Spurs. Chamberlain is the only other player with at least 3 such games in the same season, he had 15 in 1961-62 and 9 in 1962-63. To start the night, the Pacers secured a victory over the Kawhi Leonard-less Raptors, but lost Victor Oladipo to a serious knee injury in the process. In 2017-18 James Harden had the first 60-point triple-double in NBA history. Kyrie Irving was out for the Celtics' game against the Cavaliers, but Terry Rozier is proving to be a strong replacement. He also racked up 21 assists total in this stretch. 6-keys: media/spln/nba/reg/free/stories, at Suggestions? The night was owned by James Harden, who tied his own Rockets scoring record with 61 points in the win. Get the Sky Sports Action and Arena pack, click here, We would like your feedback, please fill in our survey, Oklahoma City Thunder 116-109 Toronto Raptors, San Antonio Spurs 105-111 Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers 110-108 Cleveland Cavaliers, Memphis Grizzlies 119-123 Orlando Magic (OT). The Spurs are a great team. All of these points were UNASSISTED. - 1st player with 60 points and 15 rebounds in a game since Shaq in 2000 We bring sports news that matters to your inbox, to help you stay informed and get a winning edge. He is the first player to accomplish that feat since Wilt Chamberlain in 1963. Latest on Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden including complete game-by-game stats on ESPN. James Harden finished with 61 points and 15 rebounds against the Knicks. Find out more. It's the first time LeBron James will miss the postseason since 2005. He has 13 40-point games in that stretch and four 50-point games. He's scored 261 consecutive unassisted points, the last time someone set him up for a basket being Jan. 13. Here's everything you need to know about Wednesday's slate, along with Thursday's schedule. Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. By using NBA sites, you are agreeing to our revised Privacy Policy<\/a> and Terms of Use<\/a>, including our Cookie Policy<\/a>"; James Harden and Kobe Bryant are now the only players in NBA history to score 60-plus at Madison Square Garden as a visitor. Later on, James Harden put on an absolute show at Madison Square Garden, tying Kobe Bryant's opponent record with 61 points. That ties him with Kobe for most points scored at MSG by a road player.#Rockets pic.twitter.com/uSbQ0B6wKx. Harden started the game strongly and was on hand to deliver late as the Rockets coughed up a 19-point lead. Want to watch the NBA but don't have Sky Sports?

22 PTS 8/8 FG Buzzer-beater to end the 1st halfTerry Rozier is on a mission on NBALP! / Links. - 1st player in NBA history to attempt 20 threes and 20 free throws pic.twitter.com/p2bW6DLA1D. Later on, James Harden put on an absolute show at Madison Square Garden, tying Kobe Bryant's opponent record with 61 points. Yes, you read that right. The Beard dropped 61 PTS in NYC.

Knicks rookie Mitchell Robinson is no stranger to the highlight reel. Nikola Jokic came off the bench and down the baseline, but didn’t get involved. Wilt Chamberlain was a scoring machine and he's at the top of the list with his legendary 100-point game. He's a great player.". MVP-favourite Harden produced an otherworldly individual performance, tallying 27 first-quarter points on 7-of-10 shooting to pace the Rockets' 36-point period. Harden then scored 17 points in the second quarter, followed by 13 in the third and 12 in the fourth. The only other players with multiple appearances are Kobe Bryant (6 times), Michael Jordan (5 times), Elgin Baylor and James Harden (4 times each), and Damian Lillard (3 times). Copyright © 2018 NBA. Chamberlain is the only other player with at least 3 such games in the same season, he had 15 in 1961-62 and 9 in 1962-63. In 2017-18 James Harden had the first 60-point triple-double in NBA history. He also had 15 rebounds, which made him the first player since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000 to tally 60 points and 15 rebounds in a game, according to ESPN Stats and Info. That number was thought to be completely out of reach for modern-era players until 2005-06 when Kobe Bryant scored 62 points in 3 quarters before sitting in the fourth and then, a month later, he climbed to the second place in this list by scoring 81 points. By using NBA sites, you are agreeing to our revised :privacyPolicy and :termsOfUse, including our :cookiePolicy"};

Last game in a streak in which Chamberlain scored 60 points or more in four straight games.

); Justin Anderson introduced himself to the Bulls on Wednesday night by driving baseline for a thunderous lefty slam. #Rockets pic.twitter.com/uBJ2rDvlby. Must-See: James Harden scores 61 points at The Garden. James Harden, including tonight’s 61 points vs. the Knicks, has scored 261 POINTS in his last 5 games. James Harden wasn't messing around on Friday night. Let's really, really, really, really hope that Vic is alright. Harden, who also scored 61 points on January 23 at Madison Square Garden against the New York Knicks, finished 19-of-34 from the floor while drilling 9-of-13 from three-point range.

Rockets guard James Harden set a new career-high Wednesday night, scoring 61 points during Houston's 114–110 victory over the Knicks. Given his … He's also scored 30-plus points in 21 straight games. While for most players a 60-point game is a once-in-a-lifetime achievement, Chamberlain appears here 32 times. Not only did he set a Spurs opponent record by scoring 37 points in the first half, but he also finished the game with 61 points… The Thunder lost to the Raptors at home just a couple of days ago, but Paul George and Russell Westbrook helped return the favor on Friday in Toronto. He got it done on both ends on Friday with a block and an impressive finish at the rim. In other unbelievable stats, Harden is now averaging 52.2 points in his last five games. He shot only 4-for-12 from the field, but he made all nine of his free throw attempts. In 2019-20 Damian Lillard had three 60-point games.

All of Harden's points in the game were unassisted. He slipped while tracking back on defense and immediately grimaced and grabbed his knee. #Pacers pic.twitter.com/CA6LacMo87. The stars show out in the Garden and Harden did not disappoint pic.twitter.com/qhjVzZ6tl6. Victor Oladipo needed to be stretchered off the floor during the second quarter of the Pacers' game against the Raptors. They extended that advantage to 100-94 with 4:13 remaining, but Harden responded with three successive three-pointers and a pair of drives to the basket to bail out the Rockets. 10:11 am ET, Prospects To Pros: NBA Player Comparisons For Top Prospects, Watch on fuboTV with NBA League Pass extension, Pelicans, Saints owner victim of carjacking attempt, Clippers to hire Lue as new head coach, per report, Report: Rockets search down to three candidates, Report: Melo may 'want to follow' CP3 to Knicks, Oklahoma City Thunder 116, Toronto Raptors 109 (, Houston Rockets 111, San Antonio Spurs 105 (, Brooklyn Nets 111, Los Angeles Lakers 106 (, Boston Celtics at Charlotte Hornets, 6 p.m. (, Miami Heat at Washington Wizards, 7 p.m. (, Philadelphia 76ers at Atlanta Hawks, 7:30 p.m. (, Minnesota Timberwolves at Memphis Grizzlies, 8 p.m. (, Dallas Mavericks at Golden State Warriors, 8:30 p.m. (, Detroit Pistons at Portland Trail Blazers, 10 p.m. (, Phoenix Suns at Sacramento Kings, 10 p.m. (. He proved it with one of his patented chase-down blocks against D'Angelo Russell and the Brooklyn Nets. Only 2 from a total of 75 performances of 60 or more points took place in the playoffs. James Harden finished with 61 points and 15 rebounds against the Knicks. Then in 2016 Kobe scored 60 again in the final game of his career.

10:07 am ET, Watch on fuboTV with NBA League Pass extension, Pelicans, Saints owner victim of carjacking attempt, Clippers to hire Lue as new head coach, per report, Report: Rockets search down to three candidates, Report: Melo may 'want to follow' CP3 to Knicks, Indiana Pacers 110, Toronto Raptors 106 (, Los Angeles Clippers 111, Miami Heat 99 (, Boston Celtics 125, Cleveland Cavaliers 103 (, Houston Rockets 114,, New York Knicks 110 (, Golden State Warriors vs. Washington Wizards, 8 p.m. (, New Orleans Pelicans at Oklahoma City Thunder, 8 p.m. (, Portland Trail Blazers at Phoenix Suns, 9 p.m. (, Minnesota Timberwolves at Los Angeles Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (. We played four quarters of great basketball. We're running out of things to say about James Harden. We all know that James Harden is amazing, but he managed to outscore the Spurs all by himself in the first quarter: 27 to 24. (1) In the Playoffs / Playoff record 61 PTS9 3PMWJames Harden you are RIDICULOUS. #CUsRise pic.twitter.com/uaMK3pRtwM. A Chamberlain set the following, still-standing (as of the 2019-20 season) single-game NBA records: points scored (100), points scored in a half (59), shots made (36), shots attempted (63), and free throws made (28). The only player to go on a longer streak of 30-point games is Wilt Chamberlain. ➡️What a sequence by Mitchell Robinson! In 2016-17 Klay Thompson was the first to finish with 60 in less that 30 minutes (29) while Devin Booker became only the 6th player to get at least 70 points. THE CHASEDOWN BY LEBRON!#WeGoHard 69#LakeShow 62: https://t.co/cb8TXyNer6 pic.twitter.com/TTcUDCgVOW. Harden then scored 17 points in the second quarter, followed by 13 in the third and 12 in the fourth. "That's greatness. Want the latest NBA news, features and highlights on your phone? James Harden is the first player to score 55 points or more three times in a single calendar month since Wilt Chamberlain in January 1963 pic.twitter.com/CfkrcHeCBj, "I just feel like every time the ball leaves his hand it's got a chance to go in," Knicks coach David Fizdale told reporters after the game. Michael Jordan owns the playoffs record with 63 points and Elgin Baylor the Finals record with 61. Here you have the list of players who scored at least 60 points in an NBA game. #HereTheyCome : @ESPNNBA pic.twitter.com/WwhjNX0znu. The reigning MVP dropped 61 points in a 114-110 win over the Knicks on Wednesday, giving him three 55-point games in the last calendar month. pic.twitter.com/2QnsvjcEpA. 6-keys: media/spln/nba/reg/free/stories, at Hmm, where have we seen this before?

James Harden matched his career high with 61 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 111-105 home victory over the San Antonio Spurs. Lakers superstar LeBron James may have his minutes limited toward the end of the year, but the 34-year-old still has a lot left in the tank.

Harden's final points on the night came on an emphatic dunk off of a steal from Eric Gordon: Madison Square Harden pic.twitter.com/FAC70mPGlC. Oh come on, @JHarden13... #Rockets pic.twitter.com/pmo2uAFYUn. JaVale McGee was an absolute monster on Friday night, putting up career-highs in points (33) and rebounds (20) while blocking six shots. - Tied for the most points by a visitor at the current MSG