Rockets’ James Harden with back-to-back 50-point games

James Harden
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Houston Rockets star, James Harden, scored 54 points against the Orlando Magic, posting his second straight 50-point performance.

Harden finished the game with 54 points and 10 three-pointers (10/15), along with five rebound, seven assists, two steals and three blocks, leading his team to the 107-130 victory.

Per ESPN Stats & Info, the latter achievement (50+ points, 10 three-pointers) makes Harden the second player to do so in NBA history, joining Stephen Curry, who did so in February 2016.

Houston improved to 17-8, whereas Orlando dropped to 11-14.