Houston Rockets: James Harden is normalizing insane stat lines
/ Rockets

By Michael Knight

The Houston Rockets won once again behind yet another insane performance by the MVP. He is putting up stat lines that shouldn’t be possible and it’s become almost normal.

The Houston Rockets are back in the No. 3 spot in the West after a great win last night against the Sacramento Kings. They are now 49-28 after being as bad as 11-14 early on in the season. That’s an incredible 38-14 stretch!

The man behind the turnaround is none other than James Harden, of course. The MVP of the league (and should be once again this year) is putting on a clinic this season, averaging the most points we’ve seen since arguably the greatest player of all time, Michael Jordan. He’s also averaging the most points per 100 possessions EVER.

The internet was hardly buzzing after last night’s crazy stats by the Beard against a formidable Kings squad. He put up 50 points to go along with 11 rebounds and 10 assists. This is his league-leading (obviously) ninth 50-point game of the season. The NBA account had to change the size of their graphic to show the number of 50-point games this year and now seem to have scrapped it altogether, as they haven’t put up a new one since Booker’s on...

Keep reading