Houston Rockets assaulted Minnesota (124-131) in the nth wreck at the launch of James Harden, who when he enters the auger falls to lead. Without remedy. No possibility of remission.
The beard achieved only 12 points against the Wolves, his worst score of what we have in season and with a very bad shooting card: 3 of 13 at launch, 0 of 6 from the perimeter. In the last six games, the base accumulates a worrying 11 of 63 out of three, a very low 17.4%.
However, before their descent, the Texans saw in Minny the meteoric rise of Russell Westbrook. The former Thunder was up and shattered his rival with 45 points, the last time he scored so much was exactly two years ago with 46 points against Washington Wizards.
The base reached more than four tens of points after hitting 16 of its 27 pitches, being unimpeded from the staff (13 of 13) and Don’t try a single triple: 0 of 0. It is the first time that a guard It reaches such high levels of production without the help of the perimeter since Wade in 2007. “That is the MVP Russ” said Mike D’Antoni, coach of the Rockets after the duel.