James Harden flirts with the triple double in Game 3 loss to the Lakers

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James Harden made another stellar performance in the playoffs, but could not lead the Houston Rockets past the Los Angeles Lakers.

Harden flirted with the triple double, with 33 points (11/23 shooting, 4/9 from beyond the arc), nine rebounds and nine assists.

However, the Lakers earned the 112-102 victory and now lead the series 2-1.

Game 4 is on Thursday.