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szdaily -> Sports -> 
Rockets beat Hawks for 60th win
    2018-03-27  08:53    Shenzhen Daily

JAMES HARDEN had a triple-double with 18 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds in three quarters and the Houston Rockets rolled to their 60th victory, beating the Atlanta Hawks 118-99 Sunday night.

“It’s hard and it’s a pretty special season to get 60,” coach Mike D’Antoni said.

“It’s pretty cool to get 60 wins ... it’s just a good feeling,” Harden said. “That means you’re doing something right, the chemistry is there, you’re sharing the ball, being unselfish and playing for each other.”

It was the second straight game where the Rockets never trailed after a rout of New Orleans on Saturday night that set a franchise record for wins in a season. The NBA-leading Rockets have won nine straight and became the 18th team in NBA history to reach 60 wins in the 74th game of the season.

“Sixty — you very rarely see it, only one or two teams a year do it,” Eric Gordon said. “So it’s a special year. But the crazy part about it is you still have eight games to go.”

Houston was up by 24 at halftime and the Hawks cut into the lead with a solid third quarter, but never really threatened, allowing Harden to watch the final quarter from the bench for the second night in a row.

Taurean Prince scored 28 and Isaiah Taylor had 26 for the Hawks, who have lost three in a row and nine of their last 10.

“They test us in every way,” coach Mike Budenholzer said. “The good thing is the way we played the second half, I thought we got better.”

Harden, who had 12 assists by halftime, had his fourth triple-double this season and the 35th of his career.

Gerald Green had 25 points, and Gordon added 22 for the Rockets with Chris Paul out for the third straight game with a sore left hamstring.

Atlanta got within 16 after four straight points by Taylor midway through the fourth, but Green hit a 3-pointer seconds later to push Houston’s lead to 108-89.

The Rockets led by 25 after a 3-pointer by Gordon early in the third quarter when the Hawks went on a 7-2 run to cut the lead to 74-54 with about 8 1/2 minutes left in the period.

The Hawks used a 15-6 spurt later in the third to get within 85-71 with about two minutes remaining in the quarter. Prince had five points in that span and capped the run with a 3-pointer.

Houston used a 9-3 run to wrap up the quarter and take a 94-74 lead into the fourth quarter. Harden scored four points in that stretch and found Green for a 3-pointer to cap it. (SD-Agencies)

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