James Harden inspires Houston Rockets to 10th straight win
Harden also contributed nine rebounds and nine assists.
James Harden scored 28 points as the Houston Rockets beat the Sacramento Kings 100-91 to extend their winning run to 10 games ahead of the All-Star break.
Harden also contributed nine rebounds and nine assists, while Bogdan
Bogdanovic poured in 20 points for the Kings.
Kevin Durant’s 50-point haul was not enough to prevent the Golden State Warriors slipping to a 123-117 defeat to the Portland Trail Blazers.
Damian Lillard notched 44 points as the Trail Blazers ended a seven-game losing run.
Ben Simmons recorded a triple-double as the Philadelphia 76ers completed a brilliant comeback victory over the Miami Heat.
The 76ers had trailed by 23 points at half-time but fought back in the second half to win 104-102, with Simmonds bagging 18 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists.
The Charlotte Hornets also won 104-102, with 22 points from Dwight Howard helping them to victory over the Orlando Magic.
The Washington Wizards overturned a 27-point deficit – the largest of the current NBA season – to beat the New York Knicks 118-113.
DeAndre Jordan scored a career-high 30 points as the LA Clippers beat the Boston Celtics 129-119, while the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Memphis Grizzlies 121-114.
The Utah Jazz clinched their 11th straight win, beating the Phoenix Suns 107-97, while Anthony Davis got 42 points as the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Lakers 139-117.
Seven Detroit Pistons players reached double figures as they beat the Atlanta Hawks 104-98, the Indiana Pacers saw off the Brooklyn Nets 108-103 and the Toronto Raptors were 122-98 winners against the Chicago Bulls.
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