Harden helped Houston go ahead by 25 points in the first quarter, 31 in the second and 33 in the third. He made 11 of 20 shots, 15 of 16 free throws and added eight assists, three steals and two rebounds.
Dwight Howard left briefly after banging his right knee but returned to finish with 20 points and 11 rebounds, and
DeMarcus Cousins had 16 points and six rebounds for the Kings before getting ejected for vehemently arguing with an official in the third quarter. He picked up his
Minnesota 110, at Phoenix 101:
Portland 100, at Denver 95:
Chicago 107, at Atlanta 103:
Toronto 99, at Cleveland 93: