James Harden was in the lead role of the match between Orlando and Houston that the Rockets won by a convincing 107-130. The excellent shooter finished the game with 52 points, the second consecutive game that crossed the 50-point mark. Even more impressive is that Harden’s second straight game scored ten triples in a row, something previously only succeeded by Steph Curry in history.
Milwaukee beat Memphis (114-127) thanks to a furious final quarter. The hosts have something to worry about as they had a double-digit lead until the third period, but Milwaukee has played impressively in the last 12 minutes, getting them 37-19 to extend the series to now 17 wins in a row. Antetokounmpo scored 17 of its 37 points in the final quarter, while Memphis player Jackson Jr. scored the most effective of the match 43 points.
Milwaukee has a record of 23 wins and three defeats so far this season, just like the LA Lakers, the first time two teams have had such an impressive start to a season after a break of 44 years, when in 1972, the LA Lakers and the Boston Celtics reached those impressive numbers.
The Giants celebrated Miami 110-113 last night, with Antonio Davis again with 32 points and LeBron James with 28 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds.
Miami – LA Lakers 110-113, Orlando – Houston 107-130, Philadelphia – New Orleans 116-109, Atlanta – Indiana 100-110, Chicago – Charlotte 73-83, Memphis – Milwaukee 114-127, Utah – Golden St 114 106, Minnesota – Golden State 117-124, Sacramento – New York 101-103.