After putting up back-to-back triple-doubles, James Harden dropped 47 points on the Utah Jazz in a 102-97 victory Monday night. Harden scored 29 points in the second half with 13 coming in the fourth quarter as he scored the last eight points for the Rockets. Harden now leads the NBA with six 40 point games this season.
P.J. Tucker had 16 points in the victory shooting 4-7 from the three point line. Clint Capela affected the game in a different way with 14 rebounds and five blocks.
The Rockets go above .500 for the first time since November 23 with the season record improving to 15-14.
Houston will host the Washington Wizards Wednesday night at 7:00pm.