Feb 12, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden (13) reacts after making a basket to give the Rockets a lead during the fourth quarter against the Washington Wizards at Toyota Center. The Rockets defeated the Wizards 113-112. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
James Harden started out on fire Wednesday night in the Houston Rockets113-112 win against the Washington Wizards, to the tune of 28 points after just 3 quarters of play. But Trevor Ariza drained 7 3-pointers in that period to cut an 18 point lead to just 3. The 4th quarter would be a struggle, until Harden was able to come up clutch and hit the game-winning layup with .07 seconds.
Harden finished with 35 points, 6 assists, and 5 rebounds.
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