Harden stars again for Rockets
James Harden scored 32 points, Clint Capela added a career-high 31, and the Houston Rockets beat the Denver Nuggets 125-113 on Monday night. P.J. Tucker set a career best with seven 3-pointers and scored a season-high 21 points to help Houston win for the 12th time in 14 games. Capela had 19 points by half-time as Harden fed him again and again when Denver double-teamed him behind the 3-point line.
Gerald Green had 21 points and six 3s on a night when Houston made 22 for its sixth game this season with at least 20.
Nikola Jokic scored 24 points for the Nuggets, who had a fivegame winning streak snapped.
Harden had 14 assists and six 3-pointers and scored at least 30 points for the 13th straight game.
Other results: Bucks 114 Jazz 102; Celtics 116 Nets 95; Spurs 119 Pistons 107; Pelicans 114 Grizzles 95; Lakers 107 Mavericks 97; Trail Blazers 111 Knicks 101; Kings 111 Magic 95.