Evan Fournier celebrating after his fourth quarter three put the Nuggets up double digits wasn’t his finest moment.
Houston/Denver was predicated by runs, headlined by the Rockets’ 47-point second quarter, the Nuggets’ 36-19 third and Aaron Brooks putting on a show in his return to Houston (24 points and 15 assists). Yet, when it came right down to it, James Harden rose to the occasion nailing the most important shot of the game. Down three with 10 ticks remaining, all the fifth leading scorer in the league needed to elevate over Randy Foye was one jab step and a dribble.
H-Town went on to win in overtime 130-125 led by The Beard’s 32 points, 10 dimes and four steals.