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2019 Schedule
33-24, 1st in Southwest
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15hTim MacMahon

Harden says streak reflects necessity of situation

James Harden, who has scored 30 points in 31 consecutive games to tie Wilt Chamberlain's second-longest streak, stressed in a sit-down interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols that the Rockets needed him to go on the run.

Harden acknowledges it's hard not to hear critics (1:18)
Harden: Scoring streak is something 'I had to do' (0:45)
Russ

What's at stake in the second-half?

What's at stake in the second-half?

Jackson: It doesn't look like Harden is focused on winning (1:15)
Harden ties Chamberlain in 42-point effort (1:24)
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6dMalika Andrews

Harden runs streak to 31, tying Wilt for second

For the 31st consecutive game, Rockets star James Harden finished with at least 30 points, putting him in rare company alongside Wilt Chamberlain for the second-longest streak in NBA history.

Harden hits 30-point mark on 4-point play (0:28)
Harden floats in a high layup (0:23)
Harden's step-back 3 answered by Towns' jam (0:19)
Numbers Crunch: Harden's historic 30-point streak (1:48)

Malika Andrews ESPN 

Andrew Wiggins (illness) is out tonight for the Timberwolves game against the Rockets tonight, Ryan Saunders said. He went through shoot around this morning.

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7d

Jordan: Six titles tougher than players' streaks

Michael Jordan said James Harden's streak of 30 straight 30-point games and Russell Westbrook's 10 straight triple-doubles are both impressive accomplishments -- but not as impressive as his six titles.

Jalen: Westbrook's streak more impressive than Harden's (1:49)
Harden's 30 for 30 (2:01)
Harden makes late surge for 30th straight 30+ point performance (1:43)
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8dTim MacMahon

Harden overcomes shoulder, runs streak to 30

James Harden, limited to 11 points at halftime, got on a roll in the second half despite a bothersome shoulder to pull within one 30-point game of tying Wilt Chamberlain for the second-longest 30-point streak in NBA history.

Harden hits late 3-pointer to continue 30-point streak (0:22)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harden extended his streak of 30-point performances to 30 games, the third-longest in history. He had 20 points with 2:32 remaining and finished with 31 before checking out with 48.2 seconds left.

Team Stats

Points Per Game113.111th
Rebounds Per Game41.627th
Assists Per Game20.828th
Points Allowed111.114th

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2018-193324.579
2017-186517.793
2016-175527.671
2015-164141.500
2014-155626.683