Welcome to another night of NBA basketball. We had seven games on the docket, and all sorts of thrilling action. Two lengthy winning streaks were snapped, both games of the national TV doubleheader went down to the wire, and there were plenty of high-level individual performances.
Harden drops 42, Rockets end Blazers' streak
Two of the Western Conference's best teams met on Tuesday night in a national TV showdown, and James Harden stole the show. The MVP candidate put on MVP performance, dropping 42 points, six rebounds and seven assists to push the Rockets to a 115-111 victory. The big win for Houston extended its lead atop the Western Conference standings, and also snapped the Blazers' winning streak at 13 games.