Karl-Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves dominated inside finishing with 31 points and 16 rebounds against the Golden State Warriors

This is according to Tim MacMahon of ESPN.

Coach Mike D'Antoni said that Harden, who is leading the National Basketball Association in scoring with 31.1 points per game and ranks third in assists (8.8 per game), will play in Monday's home game against the San Antonio Spurs.

He is dealing with a little bit of knee soreness and although they aren't concerned about the injury they just wanted to give him an extra night off. Paul added 12 assists as the Rockets recovered from a setback at Toronto on Friday night that resulted in the conclusion of their 17-game winning streak.


Even though the Rockets are playing a down Mavs team, it's still a huge game for the Rockets. The Rockets finished 17-for-45 from beyond the arc.Paul either scored or assisted on the first 20 points of the quarter and finished the quarter with 12 points and five assists as Houston outscored Dallas 32-16.The Rockets moved 1 1 / 2 games ahead of Golden State for the best record in the National Basketball Association after the Warriors lost to Minnesota earlier Sunday. The Rockets led by as many as 26 in the fourth quarter.

For James Harden, he is having an MVP type season.

During one stretch in the third quarter, Houston had six consecutive baskets come via 3-pointers.


Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) drives to the basket past Dallas Mavericks guard Yogi Ferrell (11) and center Dirk Nowitzki (41) during the second half at the American Airlines Center. On the season he is averaging 31.1 points, 8.8 assists, and 5.1 rebounds.

Gerald Green scored 13 points off the bench, while Joe Johnson chipped in a dozen.


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