NBA scoring leader James Harden unleashed 35 points on a poor shooting night and Gerald Green added 18 off the bench Tuesday as the Houston Rockets beat Toronto 107-95 in a showdown of contenders.
James Harden produced a scintillating late burst of scoring to extend his remarkable 30-point scoring streak to 30 games on Monday as the Houston Rockets defeated the Dallas Mavericks 120-104.
The Toronto Raptors shrugged off the absence of Kawhi Leonard to stretch their lead at the top of the Eastern Conference on Tuesday, breezing past the Los Angeles Clippers with a 123-99 victory.
James Harden scored 28 points as the Houston Rockets tightened their grip on first place in the Western Conference on Monday with a 109-93 victory over the San Antonio Spurs.
The Houston Rockets aren't the type of team to rest on their laurels.
Eric Gordon scored 30 points and James Harden added 10 in his return from injury as the Houston Rockets defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-98 on Thursday.
Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza and guard Gerald Green were each suspended two games by the NBA on Wednesday for a hostile confrontation with rivals in their opponents' locker room.
The NBA is investigating the post-match confrontation which erupted in the wake of the Los Angeles Clippers' ill-tempered clash with the Houston Rockets on Monday.