Rockets GM thinks James Harden averaging 40 points per game is possible

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The win puts the Nuggets on a four-game winning streak while leading the West with a 25-11 record.

In what could easily be the best game of the season so far, James Harden lifts a depleted-Rockets team with a stunning comeback win over the Golden State Warriors, 135-134.

James Harden is having another MVP-caliber season, and his Houston Rockets teammate Clint Capela is feeding off the energy that The Beard is giving out. The only player in National Basketball Association history to average at least 30 points, eight assists, five rebounds and two steals per game was Jordan in 1988-89.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - DeMar DeRozan had his first career triple-double with 21 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists, and San Antonio welcomed back Kawhi Leonard with thunderous jeers in a victory over Toronto.

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Harden posted his fifth straight 40-point game, while tallying a triple-double, and hit a game-winning 3-pointer with just a second left on the clock in overtime.

Raptors guard Danny Green went 0 for 7 from the field and 0 of 6 from 3-point range in the Raptors' loss to the Spurs. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 23 points for San Antonio, Bryn Forbes added 20, Derrick White 19 and Rudy Gay 13.

Jamal Murray (36) and Nikola Jokic (26) combined for 62 points in a 117-113 win over the Kings.

Kings guard Iman Shumpert also went 0 for seven from the field in Sacramento's defeat to Denver.