Harden and Westbrook’s team suffered their first stumble in the Orlando bubble after falling 110-102 to a rival with a negative record for the season.
Houston rockets he lost his first game after two consecutive wins in the Orlando bubble (four if you consider the preseason ones) after being surprised by Portland Blazers Tuesday night: 110-102 at The Arena.
The set that has James Harden and Russel Westbrook as figures came from a spectacular high-scoring victory over Dallas Mavericks (153-149) and another important success against the Bucks by Giannis Antetokounmpo, although he was on his knees in front of a rival who has negative mark in the season (31-38).
Supported by Damian Lillard, author of 21 points, plus the collaboration of CJ McCollum (20) and Carmelo Anthony (15 and 11 rebounds), the Blazers fight for eighth place in the Western Conference and last place towards the playoffs, than in the He currently belongs to the Memphis Grizzlies with a record of 32-36.
Harden was the top scorer on his team with 23 goals, followed by Jeff Green (22) and Westbrook (15). His next goal in the quest to climb beyond fourth place in the West and assault the Lakers leaders’ shooting spot will be precisely this Thursday’s duel against the Los Angeles franchise of LeBron James. While Portland will face a difficult duel against Denver Nuggets.
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