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SportHarden scores 57, but Grizzlies top Rockets 126-125 in OT

05:45  21 march  2019
05:45  21 march  2019 Source:   ap.org

Harden's 31 points help Rockets past 76ers 107-91

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Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives between teammate Clint Capela (15) and Memphis Grizzlies center Jonas Valanciunas (17) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. The Grizzlies won 126 - 125 in overtime.

James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126 - 125 in overtime, handing the Rockets only their second loss in the last 14 games. Memphis Grizzlies center Jonas Valanciunas (17) is defended by Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the first half of

Harden scores 57, but Grizzlies top Rockets 126-125 in OT© The Associated Press Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives between teammate Clint Capela (15) and Memphis Grizzlies center Jonas Valanciunas (17) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. The Grizzlies won 126-125 in overtime. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in the last 14 games.

Mike Conley scored 35 points for Memphis and Jonas Valanciunas had a career-best 33, including the game-winning free throw with less than a second left.

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James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126 - 125 in overtime, handing the Rockets only their second loss in the last 14 games. Harden scored all 10 points for Houston in overtime and the teams were still tied at 125 when Clint Capela fouled Valanciunas with

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — James Harden did everything he could to bring the Houston Rockets back from a big deficit in the fourth quarter. He got them to overtime

Valanciunas made the first of two free throws with 0.1 seconds remaining after he was fouled by Clint Capela under the Grizzlies basket. The clock ran out after Valanciunas, who also had 15 rebounds, missed the second foul shot.

Harden scored 15 during a 17-2 fourth-quarter burst that helped the Rockets tie the game at 115 at the end of regulation. Harden's three free throws with 4 seconds left tied it.

BOX SCORE: GRIZZLIES 126, ROCKETS 125, OT

Conley ended the night 12 of 23 from the field, including 6 for 9 from outside the 3-point arc. Valanciunas made 10 of 19 shots from the floor and was 13 of 17 at the foul line.

Harden, who added eight assists, scored 28 points in the fourth quarter and overtime.

Chris Paul had 18 points and seven assists for Houston, which had won three straight. Capela added 14 points and 10 rebounds.

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(AP) — James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126 - 125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives between teammate Clint Capela (15) and Memphis Grizzlies center Jonas Valanciunas (17)

James Harden did everything he could to bring the Houston Rockets back from a big deficit in the fourth quarter. He got them to overtime, but his Harden scored all 10 points for Houston in overtime and the teams were still tied at 125 when Clint Capela fouled Valanciunas with 0.1 seconds left.

TIP-INS

Rockets: Eric Gordon (rest) was given the night off, and Kenneth Faried sat out with left knee soreness. . Harden's streak of five straight double-doubles ended. ... Houston won the season series 3-1.

Grizzlies: Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel, signed recently by the Memphis Express of the Alliance of American Football, attended the game. . Memphis was already dealing with numerous injuries to key players when earlier this week CJ Miles was declared out for the season with a stress reaction to his left foot. Avery Bradley was ruled out Wednesday with a bruised right shin. The team will re-evaluate the injury in a week. . With Bradley out, Delon Wright started his third game since joining Memphis at the trade deadline. ... Conley has scored at least 20 points in six straight games, matching the longest such streak of his career.

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(AP) — James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126 - 125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives between teammate Clint Capela (15) and Memphis Grizzlies center Jonas Valanciunas (17)

(AP) — James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126 - 125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives between teammate Clint Capela (15) and Memphis Grizzlies center Jonas Valanciunas (17)

Grizzlies: At the Orlando Magic on Friday.

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