NBA MVP favourite James Harden made Phoenix Suns guard Josh Jackson fall on the ground after a nasty dribble transfer Friday in Houston.
The Rockets gained the sport 104-103. Harden pulled off the transfer with about Three:30 remaining within the second quarter. The Rockets trailed 49-34 on the time.
“The Beard” dribbled in from the left aspect earlier than making an attempt to blow by Jackson. The rookie momentarily stayed alongside Harden, till the Rockets star stopped on a dime and dribbled the ball between his legs along with his left hand. Jackson hit the ground, as he could not cease his momentum and sustain with Harden, who scored with a layup on the play.
Gerald Inexperienced gained the sport for the Rockets with a Three-pointer on the buzzer. Houston got here again from 21 factors within the second half to drag off the victory.
Harden scored a game-high 28 factors and had 10 assists and eight rebounds within the win. Jackson led the Suns with 27 factors.
The Rockets battle the San Antonio Spurs at Three:30 p.m. Sunday on the AT&T Middle in San Antonio.
Harden is averaging a league-high 30.7 factors per sport this season for the Rockets. The six-time All-Star can also be posting eight.7 assists and 5.four rebounds per bout for the Western Convention regular-season champs.