James Harden scores 45 points in Rockets win over Pacers (VIDEO)


James Harden has emerged as one of the frontrunners in the MVP discussion this season, and he did nothing to hurt his case during the Houston Rockets’ 110-98 win over the Indiana Pacers. He scored 45 points, just one shy of his career high of 46.

Harden scored his points on an efficient 12-of-18 shooting performance from the field, going 14 for 15 from the free-throw line. He tacked on seven assists and four steals to go with it.