James Harden Notches His 3rd Career Playoff TRIPLE-DOUBLE | April 17, 2019
James Harden registered his 3rd career playoff triple-double with 32 points (11-24 FG, 6-13 3pt FG), 10 assists and a career playoff-high 13 rebounds as he led the Rockets to a 118-98 victory over the Jazz in Game 2 of this best-of-7 series. With this performance, Harden has joined LeBron James (12), Oscar Robertson (8), Russell Westbrook (6), Wilt Chamberlain (2) and Charles Barkley (2) as the only players with multiple 30-point triple-doubles in NBA Playoffs history. Additionally, with his 10 assists Harden passed Hakeem Olajuwon (456) for the most assists in Rockets’ NBA Playoffs history and with his 6 three-pointers made, Harden passed Jason Kidd (236) and Kyle Korver (237) to move into 14th all-time in made threes in NBA Playoffs history. Donovan Mitchell led the Jazz with a team-high 17 points and 9 assists in the losing effort. The Rockets hold a 2-0 lead in the series with Game 3 set to take place on Saturday, April 20th at 10:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.
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