Harden Triple-Double Leads Nets Past Spurs

Jonathan Grant | March 2nd, 2021

It’s rare that you get anything easy from the San Antonio Spurs. No matter how good they might be in the standings, you know you’re always in for a battle, and that proved to be true on Monday night for the Brooklyn Nets as they had to fight to overcome them in overtime to take a 124-113 victory. James Harden, because who else could it be, was the man leading the charge for the Nets on the evening.

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He had a triple-double that included 30 points, 14 rebounds, and 15 assists as he took down a foe he used to see regularly when he was still a Rocket. Prior to the outing, the Nets hadn’t won on any of their last 17 trips to San Antonio, so this was a marked improvement, even if they did blow a big lead that took the game into the extra period. In their last ten games, the 23-13 Nets now have nine wins, showing just how they are beginning to click as a unit. As for the Spurs, they are now 17-13 despite being under .500 on their home floor following a second loss in their last three after taking a pause due to Covid.

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