Feb 19, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) celebrates after a 3-point basket against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center. The Rockets defeated the Lakers 134-108. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
All the attention was on Dwight Howard Wednesday night in his return to Staples Center to face his former team for the first time in Los Angeles after leaving them last summer, but it James Harden who stole the show.
The Houston Rockets All-Star guard led the way with 29 points, 11 assists, 6 rebounds, and shot 5 for 7 from beyond the arc while playing just 3 quarters in a 134-108 blowout win.