Now as the Houston Rockets are healthy once more, James Harden is excited about the possibilities of his team. But he still knows that there will be ups and downs and his team will need to figure them out to win the games.
In the game of Houston Rockets VS Denver Nuggets, James Harden led the team with his 35 points in his comeback due to an injury, as the Rockets won over Nuggets by 130-104.
Houston Rockets were back to their full power after Harden missed his season’s first game due to a sprained right the in the loss of team against New Orleans Pelicans last Sunday.
Other top players like Russell Westbrook and Clint Capela were back after they too sat out in team’s Sunday night 127-112 loss. Another player, who had been pout for a long time due to his knee surgery; Eric Gordon was also back.
Harden said, “We have just got to find the ways and it will get here. We are not where we were supposed to be. But it is still early in the season. But we will find the ways to sustain us in 4 quarters of a game and once we do that, it is going to be really tough to beat us.”
Westbrook, who scored 28 points for the Houston Rockets, has now scored 20 or more points in his 11th straight game with Rockets. This is the longest streak by any other player of Rockets other than James Harden and Yao Ming.
From the Nuggets side, Paul Millsap was back after missing 2 games to score 13 points with 9 rebounds as Denver scored 8 of their total 25 3-pinter shots. Monte Morris came off the bench to score 18 points.
Up next, Denver Nuggets will play their 2nd of the 5-game road trip against Indiana Pacers while Rockets will host a game against the Philadelphia 76ers.