A few weeks into the season, the Rockets hold the best record in the Western Conference. On Sunday, they defeated the Pacers in Indiana, 118-95. James Harden led the way with 26 points, 15 assists, five rebounds and two steals. Clint Capela had 20 points and 17 rebounds, while Eric Gordon added 21 points. For the sixth straight game, the Rockets made 16+ three-pointers.
Early season leading candidate for MVP, although I’m sure some trash, media-driven narrative will rob him of it. @JHarden13 is actually playing BETTER than either season he was the runner-up. #Rockets pic.twitter.com/qe8NlBPEoZ— Adam Clanton (@adamclanton) November 13, 2017