James Harden set a new NBA record

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Houston Rockets star James Harden led his team past the New York Knicks (120-96) and set a new NBA record.

Harden became the first player in NBA history that will finish the season averaging more than 35 points and seven assists.

The reigning MVP is currently averaging 36.3 points and 7.5 assists. Houston claimed its fifth straight win (52-28) and will most likely claim the third place in the West.

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