6 months Harden fuels Rockets over Kings, Thunder and Spurs clinch Manilatimes |Sports
LOS ANGELES: James Harden’s 50-point triple-double powered the Houston Rockets to a 119-108 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) that sent San Antonio and Oklahoma City into the NBA playoffs. Harden, the reigning NBA Most Valuable Player, scored 50 points, pulled down 11 rebounds and handed out 10 assists as the playoff-bound Rockets fended off a Kings squad that was officially eliminated from post-season contention with the defeat. Harden had his 42nd career triple-double — reaching double digits in three key statistical categories — and his NBA record fifth with 50 or more points. “I just ... more