Basketball: Rockets beat Lakers with Harden’s 50 points
James Harden becomes first NBA player in history to produce four 50-point triple double
By Fatih Erel
Houston Rockets guard James Harden made a new NBA record on Thursday night after scoring 50-point triple double in the victory over Los Angeles Lakers.
Harden produced 50 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists in a 126-111 victory over Los Angeles Lakers.
There are only six players - Harden, Russell Westbrook, Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Richie Guerin -- who recorded 50-point triple doubles in NBA history, and four have multiple 50-point triple-doubles, except Abdul-Jabbar and Guerin.
The National Basketball Association's (NBA) 2018/2019 regular season had five games scheduled on Thursday night.
The results are as follows:
Houston Rockets-Los Angeles Lakers: 126-111
San Antonio Spurs-Los Angeles Clippers: 125-87
Orlando Magic-Chicago Bulls: 97-91
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