2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
53-29, 1st in Southwest
AP Photo/Rick Bowmer
17hTim MacMahon

Harden starts 0-for-15, carries Rockets in clutch

James Harden missed his first 15 field goal attempts and then scored 14 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to help put the Rockets on the brink of sweeping the Jazz.

Harden says he will keep shooting even if he is off his game (0:54)
Rockets outlast Jazz to take Game 3 (1:40)

Rockets beat Jazz 104-101 for 3-0 series lead

James Harden overcome a horrible shooting performance and scored 14 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Houston Rockets to a 104-101 win over the Utah Jazz for a commanding 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.

Harden shocked to hear he was 0-for-15 before first basket (1:08)
Mitchell misses game-tying 3 (0:41)
Harden dunks for 1st basket (0:28)
Harden slow to get up after hard foul (1:07)
Ingles drains 3 ball to end the half (0:38)
Jazz fan mocks Harden for flopping (0:23)
Snyder gets tech for arguing call (0:46)
Ingles, Rivers get techs for tossing ball (0:38)
Mitchell throws down alley-oop slam (0:15)
Harden, Crowder get heated after Mitchell 3 (0:48)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Jazz put Jae Crowder in the starting lineup and being Derrick Favors off the bench. Crowder is 3-of-18 from the floor in the series.


The Hoop Collective: NBA Playoffs Update

ESPN's Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim McMahon discuss the latest from the NBA Playoffs and how worried the 76ers should be about Joel Embiid's knee injury (3:15). Brian then talks about James Harden's greatness and how Houston's superstar reminds him of Peyton Manning (19:20). The crew also dives in to Kevin Durant's big game last night and if the Rockets could beat the Warriors in the next round (33:15). Lastly, the crew reacts to Denver's troubling performance thus far (46:27).

Stephen A: It doesn't matter what Harden does vs. Warriors (1:29)
Harden: Been playing MVP basketball for years (1:19)
D'Antoni on Harden: 'He's a machine, he just scores' (1:36)
D'Antoni on Harden: 'He's a machine, he just scores' (1:36)
Harden's triple-double leads Rockets to 2-0 series lead (2:16)

Team Stats

Points Per Game113.911th
Rebounds Per Game42.128th
Assists Per Game21.228th
Points Allowed109.110th

Team History