The Brooklyn Nets had a slow start to the season but they have been able to turn the tables in the last few weeks. The Nets are currently at the second place in the Eastern Conference standings as they have won 23 matches whereas they have lost 13 games. Furthermore, the Nets have won nine out of their last 10 matches as they have been on a roll.
The team has been at his best since they have traded James Harden from Houston Rockets. Harden’s move had raised some eyebrows but the Beard has delivered the goods consistently for the team.
The Nets had lost against Dallas Mavericks by 115-98 on Sunday but got back to winning ways against the San Antonio Spurs as they won by 124-113 OT. James Harden was at his best for the Nets as he scored 30 points, 14 rebounds and 15 assists, to register another triple-double.
After his impressive performance against the Spurs, Harden has joined the likes of LeBron James, Chris Paul and John Stockton. According to StatMuse, players with 30+ points, 15+ assists, 0 turnovers in a game since 1985 are LeBron James, Chris Paul, John Stockton, James Harden. Moreover, Harden is the only player to also record a triple-double in the game.
Harden has been in top form in the ongoing season as he is averaging 25.2 points per game in the 30 matches of the season. Thus, the 31-year old shooting guard will look to continue his good show. Harden has been a great buy for the Nets and he has done a fine job with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving.
The Brooklyn Nets will next lock horns against Harden’s former team, Houston Rockets on Thursday.