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2019 Schedule
27-20, 1st in Southwest
Harden joins the ranks with memorable MSG performance (1:22)
Harden ignites The Garden for career-high 61 points (2:18)
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Torrid Harden lights up MSG with career-best 61

James Harden scored a career-high 61 points, tying Kobe Bryant's mark for a visiting opponent at the current Madison Square Garden, as the Rockets edged the Knicks 114-110 on Wednesday night.

Harden on career-high 61 points: 'At The Garden? I'll take it' (0:55)
Fizdale: 'I don't know why I was ejected' (1:22)
Dave East embraces Harden after monster night at MSG (0:32)
Harden silences Garden with game-sealing slam (0:37)
Harden eclipses 50-point mark with shooter's touch (0:15)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

David Fizdale is livid and the Garden crowd loves it. Fizdale was whistled for a technical foul after arguing a call with a minute to go in the fourth quarter. Fizdale seems to be upset with the way refs have officiated James Harden.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harden has 51 points and 15 rebounds against New York. It's his third 50-plus point game in the Rockets past five games.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harden enters the fourth quarter 14 points shy of setting the Madison Square Garden scoring record, set by Carmelo Anthony in 2014. Anthony, Harden's ex-teammate had 62 points in MSG against Charlotte.

Green climbs ladder, spikes oop from Harden (0:18)
Harden erupts for 36 1st-half points at MSG (1:53)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harden has 32 points in the first half against the Knicks. This is his 21st straight game of at least 30 points, the fourth-longest streak in NBA history. Wilt Chamberlain owns the three streaks ahead of Harden, the longest of which is 65 games.

Harden embarrasses Trier for his 2nd 4-point play (0:30)
Harden buries stare-down 3 over Knox (0:20)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Nine minutes into the game, James Harden is halfway to continuing his 30-point streak. Harden has seen several defenders so far, including Frank Ntilikina. David Fizdale joked before the game that he may get in a defensive stance to try to slow Harden.

Harden kicks it off with 4-point play (0:25)
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Harden says Carmelo deserves another chance

James Harden said Tuesday that he believes Carmelo Anthony can still help an NBA team, and he hopes Anthony finds a place where he can play and be happy.

Top NBA performances in Madison Square Garden history (2:44)
Harden: Carmelo still passionate, deserves to be happy (0:50)

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Since the summer, Houston has made three separate trades that saw $4.66M sent out in cash. The total luxury tax savings from those three transactions is $9.17M. Houston also saved $5.78M towards the luxury tax in the Ryan Anderson trade.

Is Harden's offensive talent comparable to MJ? (0:57)

Team Stats

Points Per Game112.213th
Rebounds Per Game42.025th
Assists Per Game20.828th
Points Allowed110.715th

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