It was undoubtedly the best combined game of their career together. James Harden scorched his former team the Oklahoma City Thunder with 46 points and Jeremy Lin dropped in another 29 points for a 122- 119 victory for the Houston Rockets.
The Rockets went on a 21 – 4 run with seven minutes left in the game to overcome a 14 point deficit.
Lin raved about his back court teammate after the game.
“If he is not up for MVP consideration, I don’t know what else he needs to do,” Lin said to ESPN. “He made every single big play down the stretch, and even the shots that I was able to have, they were created because of him,”
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After the game, Lin had the tweet of the night, commenting on losing three of his teammates in a trade with the Sacramento King.