WASHINGTON, May 4 (Xinhua) - James Harden scored 41 points to help the Houston Rockets defeat the Golden State Warriors 126-121 in overtime on Saturday to cut the deficit in the Western Conference semifinals to 2-1.
James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets takes a three point shot defended by Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors in the second half during Game Three of the Second Round of the 2019 NBA Western Conference Playoffs at Toyota Center on May 4, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo: VCG)
Harden also had nine rebounds and six assists and hit a big 3-pointer in overtime. Eric Gordon added 30 points for the Rockets, including seven 3-pointers. Guard Chris Paul and Center Clint Capela had 14 and 13 apiece. Iman Shumpert came off the bench to score 10 points.
Kevin Durant had 46 points for the Warriors while Draymond Green had 19 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.
Game 4 will be held in Houston on Monday.