Post Up: James Harden Records Historic 60-Point Game

by November 30, 2019
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Nuggets 97 (13-4), Kings 100 (8-10) (OT)

Sacramento battled back from a 17-point third quarter deficit to snap the Nuggets’ six-game winning streak.

Harrison Barnes dropped a game-high 30 points, including several clutch buckets in OT, and finishing with a +17 plus/minus. Buddy Hield added 21 points with 7 boards.

Pacers 116 (12-7), Sixers 119 (14-6)

Ben Simmons came away with three huge steals in the final minute to help the Sixers remain undefeated at home.

Joel Embiid dropped a game-high 32 points with 11 boards. Simmons finished with 15 points, 13 dimes and 4 steals.

Hawks 111 (4-16), Rockets 158 (13-6)

James Harden was simply on another level.

Harden dropped 29 of his game-high 60 points in the third quarter before sitting out the entire fourth. Harden needed just 24 shots to get his 60-piece—setting a new record for fewest field-goal attempts in a 60-point game. He was an insane +50 in his 31 minutes.

Atlanta has now lost an abysmal 10 straight games.

Hornets 96 (8-13), Bucks 137 (17-3)

Milwaukee led for all 48 minutes and by as much as 44 points during the fourth quarter.

Giannis Antetokounmpo dropped a game-high 26 points with 9 boards and had a +23 plus/minus.

Milwaukee has now won 11 straight games.