James Harden had 50 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, and the Houston Rockets beat the winless Philadelphia 76ers, 116-114, on Friday night.
Harden was 14 for 28 from the field and 16 for 20 at the line in his third career game with 50 or more points. He is averaging 36.2 points in his last five games.
Philadelphia moved one loss away from matching the New Jersey Nets' NBA-worst mark of 18 losses to open a season. The Sixers have dropped 27 in a row dating to last season.
Golden State 135, at Phoenix 116: Stephen Curry scored 41 points in three quarters, Draymond Green had a triple-double and the Warriors beat the Suns, extending their...