Kevin Durant's long 3-pointer missed as the buzzer sounded in what will go down as one of the best games this regular season - a rematch of the seven-game Western Conference finals won by two-time defending champion Golden State. To go along with the scoring numbers, the Rockets guard averaged six rebounds and eight assists per game while shooting over 41 percent from behind the 3-point line, and attempting close to 13 free throws.
He even became the first player in league history to drop at least 35 points and five assists in eight-straight games, passing Oscar Robertson, and is also just the third player in 30 years to score 400 points over 10 games - joining Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant.
Elsewhere, DeMar DeRozan recorded his first career triple-double as the San Antonio Spurs beat the Toronto Raptors 125-107.
Harden, 29, had his fifth straight 40-point game as he led Houston to the overtime victory Thursday. DeRozan finished with 21 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists as he dominated the battle against Leonard, who was making his first trip back since being traded to Toronto in the off-season.
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The 66-year-old has had several health issues over the years, including a bout with prostate and kidney cancer. Rumors are circulating that recently fired Jets coach Todd Bowles is the top target for defensive coordinator.
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When asked by the presiding judge whether he was pleading guilty "voluntarily of your own free will", Dalton replied: "Yes". However, he had been deemed mentally fit to stand trial, and had abandoned a planned defence of insanity last week.
Durant said he knew it, too, and "I could believe it because the refs were missing a lot tonight".
"People want to say great things about our front office and our coaching staff, and that's always appreciated". LaMarcus Aldridge scored 23 points for San Antonio, who led by as many as 28 points and snapped the Raptors' three-game win streak. "Traitor!" and "Quitter! Quitter!" from the capacity crowd that adored him during his seven seasons in San Antonio.
Leonard was booed heavily from the moment he walked onto the court for warmup. "But when I see a guy like that giving so much, I got to give as much as I can, also". We all make decisions in our lives, what we are going to do with our futures, and he has that same right as any of us.