Rockets continue to shine without PG Chris Paul.
Harden went off in this game as he went for 56 points and 13 assists on 19/25 shooting as he shot 7/8 from downtown and made 11/12 from the free throw line.
Harden keeps being the leader of this team as he evolved from being the 6th man of the year in OKC to a MVP candidate to now one of the best Players in the NBA.
This comes weeks after Kevin McHale his former head coach in Houston saying he wasn’t a leader.
Harden is averaging 26 4 9 this season and he’s been dropping dimes since last season and his team doesn’t have allstars like Cleveland, Minnesota, OKC and Golden State, they just got depth players in Ariza, Capela and Gordon.
James Harden 56 points was one point shy of tying the record for most points scored as a Rocket.
Next for the Rockets is a matchup with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night at the Toyota Center in Houston.
Next for the Jazz is a matchup against the 76ers at home.