2019 SeasonAll times ET

2019 Schedule
25-18, 1st in Southwest
Stephen A.: Blame shifts to CP3 if Rockets falter (0:59)
Harden only needs one half to pass Kobe (1:42)
James Harden dominates with 57 points in victory (1:50)
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1dTim MacMahon

Harden pours in 57, including 36 before halftime

James Harden set a team record with 36 first-half points to help the short-handed Rockets take a 54-48 lead on the visiting Grizzlies en route to a 112-94 home win.

Harden says the win is more important than 57 points (1:47)
Legler breaks down Harden's ability to help teammates score (1:59)
Harden hits step-back 3 while fouled to get 53 points (0:22)
Harden goes off for 36 in 1st half (1:45)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harden has his 17th consecutive 30-point game before halftime. It's the longest run of 30-point performances since Wilt Chamberlain in 1964.

House rises for vicious one-handed slam (0:15)
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2dAdrian Wojnarowski

Source: Rockets' Capela (thumb) out 4-6 weeks

The Rockets will be without center Clint Capela for four to six weeks after he suffered a thumb injury, a source tells ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The injury is another blow to a team that is playing without guards Chris Paul and Eric Gordon.

How does Capela's injury affect Rockets? (1:20)

Bobby Marks ESPN 

The thumb injury to Clint Capela has the Houston center in danger of missing out of $2M in bonus money. Capela has a minutes criteria (2,000) that is tied in with the Rockets reaching the Western Conference Finals and for defensive rebounding percentage > 30. Capela has a third bonus for free throw attempted (>150) and free throw percentage (>65%). Through 42 games, Capela has played 1436 minutes.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Rockets will be missing three starters tonight against the Grizzlies with center Clint Capela out due to a right thumb injury. Chris Paul (hamstring) and Eric Gordon (knee) remain out.

Harden has historically bad night from 3-point land (2:13)
Harden's 38-point double-double not enough to beat Magic (1:20)
Rivers gets the steal and dunks on the break (0:16)
Harden finds Capela for easy dunk (0:18)
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4dTim MacMahon

Harden receives big assist in historic triple-double

James Harden became the first player in NBA history to record a 40-point triple-double while playing fewer than 30 minutes, as he finished with 43 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists in 29:34.

Tucker wants date from Harden for boxing out (0:19)
Harden cooks Cavs with 43-point triple-double (1:42)

Team Stats

Points Per Game111.315th
Rebounds Per Game42.026th
Assists Per Game21.328th
Points Allowed109.211th

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