NBA wrap: James Harden's fifth straight 40-point game helps Rockets top Warriors in overtime

The Rockets overcame a 20-point deficit to defeat the Warriors in overtime.

James Harden hit a game-winning 3-pointer with just a second left on the clock in overtime against the Warriors.   -  (Getty Images)

James Harden might have won the MVP on Thursday.

OK, he probably didn't. But he did absolutely save the Rockets in a 135-134 overtime win over the Warriors at Oracle Arena.

Harden posted his fifth straight 40-point game, while tallying a triple-double, and hit a game-winning 3-pointer with just a second left on the clock in overtime.

Studs of the Night

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. It was Kawhi Leonard's first game back in San Antonio since he was traded.

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Jamal Murray (36) and Nikola Jokic (26) combined for 62 points in a 117-113 win over the Kings. Jokic finished with his 19th double-double of the season as he added 13 rebounds and six assists.

Dud of the Night

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.

Kings guard Iman Shumpert also went 0 for 7 from the field in a loss. This one to the Nuggets.


Spurs forward Rudy Gay threw one down in transition.

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