James Harden scored his 15,000th point in Tuesday's win over the Nets. Only 6 active players have scored that many points in their first 9 seasons. Harden finished the game with 36 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds, and a block.
Chris Paul went 9-for-15 with 25 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists, and 2 steals for a very efficient performance.
Clint Capela had his 26th Double-Double of the season after scoring 18 and grabbing 11 boards.
Eric Gordon returned after missing two games due to lower back stiffness. Gordon went 5-for-9 and scored 13 points.
Gerald Green shot 4-for-6 from downtown and scored 16 points in just 18 minutes of playing time. Green wasn't getting much playing time until Trevor Ariza went down with a left hamstring strain, but Mike D'Antoni said there is no timetable for his return right now.
The Rockets are 9-1 in their last 10 games, and including a 5-game winning streak. They are 39-13 for the season, which is their best record in franchise history through 52 games. The Rockets will finish up their 4-game road trip tonight in Miami, and then be back home Friday night to host the Nuggets.