James Harden is again a scourge for his opponent. This time the Houston Rockets must face the Minnesota Timberwolves. Harden exploded by scoring 49 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists. The Rockets won 125-105 at the Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, Saturday 16 November 2019 local time.
Ben McLemore then helped Harden with 20 points. Austin Rivers 19 points. Chris Lemons 19 points from the bench. The Rockets won with a backup. Because, the main players like Clint Capela, Eric Gordon, and Russell Westbrook did not appear today.
Meanwhile, Timberwolves appeared almost complete. Only Andrew Wiggin is absent for personal reasons. The other main players remain on the field.
Karl-Anthony Towns scored double 27 points and 15 rebounds. Jake Layman 21 points and 5 rebounds. Robert Covington 17 points and 5 rebounds. Jarrett Culver is 13 points off the bench.
Jeff Teague, Timberwolves’ main guard, scored just eight points. However, able to drain the ball with 12 assists. He became one of the coach’s right-hand men on the field.
Even so, Teague was unable to make the Timberwolves win. Harden really uprooted the Minnesota team in front of their own fans. It is difficult to stop even though it is tightly guarded.
The match was fierce in the first half. Rockets 31-30 ahead, then a little away with a score of 64-62. After that, the Houston team shot. They left Timberwolves 93-85.
The Rockets have the remaining 12 minutes remaining to seal the victory. Timberwolves could take the fight. It’s just blunt in the middle of the match. The Rockets scored 32 more points. Timberwolves only 20. Rockets also won the match with a final score of 125-105.
Harden et al. has won 10 times out of a total of 13 matches. They will hunt for victory again the day after tomorrow against the Portland Trail Blazers. While Timberwolves (7-6) must meet Utah Jazz at the same time. (put)