Nets’ James Harden puts up triple-double in return game to Houston

Nets’ James Harden puts up triple-double in return game to Houston

Brooklyn Nets star James Harden posted another triple-double performance that headlines our NBA result on Wednesday, being up against his former team Houston Rockets, to take a 132-114 win. Exciting NBA fixtures to play at 12BET, acquire those cash rebates and win more!

Harden had 29 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds for his eight triple-double this season and handing the Rockets their 13th consecutive loss.

The Nets have now set a franchise record with its seventh straight road victory, and now won 10 of their last 11 games.

Harden received a mix of reactions from the small crowd of 3,615 fans at the Toyota Center in Houston. Many of the fans jeered the nine-time All-Star when he was introduced before the game and more boos echoed through the arena the first few times he touched the ball.

During a timeout in the first quarter, the Rockets honored Harden by playing a short video on the jumbotron. The video showcased some of Harden’s best moments throughout his eight seasons in Houston.

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There were more cheers than boos as the video played. Once the video ended, Harden stepped out of the Nets’ huddle and raised his arms before placing his hands in a praying position to acknowledge the fans.

“A lot of mixed emotions from the fans,” Harden told ESPN after the game. … “Credit to the ownership of the Rockets, the Fertitta family for putting my jersey in the rafters. Hopefully that shows — on the court, off the court — the contributions that I had to this city.

“I appreciate the support, love — the show goes on.”

The 2018 NBA Most Valuable Player, spent eight seasons with the Rockets before demanding a trade in last January. Shortly after, the team traded him to the Nets in a blockbuster four-team deal.

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