With time using out in a third entertain of Monday night’s Timberwolves-Rockets tilt, bad Ricky Rubio found himself removed on an island with James Harden … and, well, yikes.
Harden forsaken Rubio on his behind before attack a step-back three, en track to his second triple-double of a season.
The Beard finished with 31 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in Houston’s 113-102 win opposite visiting Minnesota.
Per a Houston Chronicle:
The favorite for Rookie of a Year, (Andrew) Wiggins had 30 points and 6 rebounds opposite a Rockets. He also took on a tough charge of guarding an MVP favorite, James Harden for tools of a game. While Harden finished with a game-high 31 points, his low points came when Wiggins was opposite him. […] “These are a games that as a aspirant we demeanour brazen to,” Wiggins said.
“He is a good talent,” Harden said. “He is so athletic, so schooled and so long. Offensively he is removing a lot better.”
Wiggins also schooled a few things from Harden in a game. […] “He does some things that we can work on,” Wiggins said. “The approach he can pull contact, pull fouls in a paint. He is a good player. we can collect things adult from players in a joining like him.”