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Harden, Rockets win 10th straight, topping Kings

Harden, Rockets win 10th straight, topping Kings

Houston averages 1.5 points per game less than the Warriors but defensively allows 2.4 points per game fewer than the defending champions.

Today, the National Basketball Association announced that James Harden has been named Western Conference Player of the Week for games played from Monday, Feb. 5 through Sunday, Feb. 11 (Week 17). The Rockets got going in the second quarter behind 17 points from Paul to lead 55-45 at halftime.

Anderson hit a pair of three-pointers early in the period to push Houston's lead back to double digits and hit two more later in the quarter. Bogdan Bogdanovic paced Sacramento with 20 points and five assists while Garrett Temple added 13 points off the bench.

On the season, the Timberwolves are averaging 109.6 points, 41.7 rebounds and 22.9 assists per game.

Clippers 129, Celtics 119 • In Boston, DeAndre Jordan had 30 points and 13 rebounds and Los Angeles beat Boston for its fourth victory in five games. The Thunder made a season-high 17 3-pointers.

Since the start of January, Harden is averaging 1.77 steals and 1.15 blocks.

Britain Blames Russia For 'Malicious' 2017 Cyberattack
It spread to companies that do business with Ukraine, including US pharmaceutical company Merck, Danish shipping firm A.P. However, the "indiscriminate design" of the malware caused it to spread to other European and Russian businesses.

The Washington Wizards overturned a 27-point deficit - the largest of the current National Basketball Association season - to beat the New York Knicks 118-113.

Raptors 122, Bulls 98 • In Chicago, Kyle Lowry had 20 points and 10 assists, Serge Ibaka also scored 20 points and Toronto cruised into the All-Star break with its seventh straight victory. He made 6 of his 19 attempts from the field, for a 31.6% field goal percentage (11/12 from the line, 4/13 from three-point range). Clint Capela posted his 30th double-double (13 points, 11 rebounds), and P.J. Tucker delivered a strong all-around effort with 10 points, seven boards and two steals. However, at home, they've won 13 straight games, the longest active streak.

The Minnesota Timberwolves (35-24) have snapped their two-game losing streak after beating the Kings, 111-106, in which Karl-Anthony Towns scored 29 points.

Derrick Favors had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and Rudy Gobert added 14 points and 17 rebounds for Utah.

Hornets 104, Magics 102 • In Orlando, Fla., Dwight Howard had 22 points and 13 rebounds, Kemba Walker added 20 points and Charlotte edged Orlando to stop a four-game slide.

Pacers 108, Nets 103: Victor Oladipo scored 25 points, Corey Joseph added 15 points and 11 assists for Indiana.


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