James Harden Breaks PJ Tucker’s Ankles Then the Suns Hearts with a Game-Winner | 33pts 10asts

Published on January 24th, 2015 by Astramskas, David | 1,948 views

Performances don’t get much better than this. Non All-Star starter James Harden scored 33 points, dished out 10 assists and broke PJ Tucker’s ankles before hitting a game-winning shot over Isaiah Thomas on Friday night.

“Tie game on the road, you live for those moments,” Harden said. “It’s a great feeling. We had a pretty solid lead; we knew they were going to make a run. Make it, or miss it and go into overtime. I made it.”

Maybe the most impressive thing about the leading scorer’s performance was he was questionable for the game with a bruised left knee. ┬áBut thankfully for the Rockets he played and added to his 56.5% shooting on game-tying and go-ahead shots in the final 24 seconds. ┬áThat % is tops in the league since 2009 with Dirk coming in 2nd at 46.9%.



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Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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