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ON THIS POST:

  • James Harden 30-point streak

  • Worst 3-point shooting games

  • 50-point games

  • 40-point games

  • ICYMI: Dwayne Wade’s

    milestone 3-pt field goal


57

Points James Harden scored

in 112-94 win over Memphis;

17-33 FGs, 17-18 free throws


17

Consecutive 30-point games

for Houston’s star, passing

Kobe Bryant's 16 in 2003


18

Next for Harden is Elgin Baylor’s

18 straight in 1962, then Wilt Chamberlain’s 20 in 1964


Harden's top 2018-19 games


40

The NBA’s reigning MVP has scored 40-plus 14 times this

season; 62 in his career

36

Career-high first-half points vs. Grizzlies, tying Warriors’ Klay Thompson for most this season

2

The 57 points ties Calvin Murphy

for second on Rockets’ all-time list; Harden has top spot with 60


Harden's career-high games


6-15

Harden’s 3-point shots

made and attempted

on Jan. 14 vs. Memphis

1-17

Harden became only

player to miss 16 3-pt attempts

in a game Jan. 13 vs. Magic

15

Previous record holder was

Dennis Scott, who missed 15

3-pt shots for Orlando in 1996

2

Both Harden and Scott games happened at Amway Center (formerly Orlando Arena)

WORST 3-PT SHOOTING GAMES
PCT PLAYER YR TM 3M/A
.059 James Harden 2019 HOU 1-17
.118 Dennis Scott 1996 ORL 2-17*
.133 Stephen Curry 2015 GSW 2-15
.133 Gerald Green 2014 PHO 2-15
.176 Kyle Lowry 2015 TOR 3-17
.188 Eric Gordon 2017 HOU 2-16*
.188 Reggie Miller 1999 IND 3-16*
.188 Nick Van Exel 1994 LAL 3-16
.200 Gilbert Arenas 2007 WAS 3-15
.200 Robert Covington 2017 PHI 3-15
.200 James Harden 2018 HOU 3-15*
.200 Wesley Matthews 2016 DAL 3-15
.200 George McCloud 1996 DAL 3-15
.200 Kemba Walker 2018 CHO 3-15
*-team won game

11

50-point plus games

after Harden’s 57

8-3

Record of teams with

player scoring 50 points

50-POINT GAMES IN 2018-19
PTS PLAYER TM RESULT
60 Kemba Walker CHA L vs. PHI*
57 James Harden HOU W @ MEM
56 LaMarcus
Aldridge
SA W vs. OKC**
54 James Harden HOU L @ WA*
52 Klay Thompson GS W @ CHI
51 Stephen Curry GS W @ WAS
51 Kevin Durant GS L @ TOR*
51 LeBron James LAL W @ MIA
50 Blake Griffin DET W vs. PHI*
50 James Harden HOU W vs. LAL
50 Derrick Rose MIN W vs. UTA
*-overtime game; **-double OT

48, 11

Points, 3-pointers by

Golden State’s Stephen Curry

in Jan 13 win vs. Dallas


44

Points by Detroit’s Blake Griffin in return to Los Angeles in 109-104 win over the Clippers Jan. 12


63

Times so far this season

a player has scored 40

points or more (but under 50)


ICYMI

3

Dwyane Wade on Jan. 6 hit his 500th 3-point to join Michael Jordan and LeBron James on elite list

3-MEMBER CLUB
CRITERIA WADE JAMES MJ
20,000 Points 22,528 31,966 32,292
5,000 Assists 5,525 8,451 5,633
4,000 Rebounds 4,759 8,698 6,672
1,500 Steals 1,592 1,909 2,514
800 Blocks 865 912 893
500 3-pointers 505 1,684 581

FOR THE RECORD

65, 31, 25

3 other consecutive streaks of 30 points or more by Wilt Chamberlain, per Elias Sports Bureau

  • 65: Nov. 1961 to Feb. 1962

  • 31: Feb. 1961 to Dec. 1962

  • 25: Nov. 1960 to Dec. 1960


Source: nba.com; basketball-reference.com