James Harden's 44 points lead Rockets to win vs. Heat | 2019 NBA Highlights

Share
Embed
  • Published on Oct 19, 2019
  • James Harden makes 8 3-pointers en route to scoring 44 points to go along with 7 assists and five steals as the Houston Rockets beat the Miami Heat 144-133 in both team's preseason finales. Russell Westbrook also recorded 16 points for the Rockets.
    ✔ Subscribe to ESPN+ plus.espn.com/
    ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn
    ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on TheXvid: es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoTheXvid
    ✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC on TheXvid: bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoESPNFC
    ✔ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on TheXvid: bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN
    ✔ Watch ESPN on TheXvid TV: es.pn/TheXvidTV
    Exclusive interviews with Rachel Nichols urlzs.com/jNURe
    Stephen A. Smith on ESPN urlzs.com/W19Tz
    ESPN on Social Media:
    ► Follow on Twitter: espn
    ► Like on Facebook: espn
    ► Follow on Instagram: fespn
    Visit ESPN on TheXvid to get up-to-the-minute sports news coverage, scores, highlights and commentary for NFL, NHL, MLB, NBA, College Football, NCAA Basketball, soccer and more.
    More on ESPN.com: www.espn.com
  • SportsSports

Comments • 270

  • Ace Hardy
    Ace Hardy Month ago

    🔥🏀

  • D3nzay
    D3nzay Month ago

    So Russell a take a back seat to harden but won’t take one to KD. As if harden going to get you a chip before KD well time has already shown us the truth about that. This Westbrook last resort to get a chip.
    Or least closer to one

  • Rainy Keys
    Rainy Keys Month ago

    Idgaf what nobody has to say 1:26 is at TRAVEL!

  • TheErdiErdal
    TheErdiErdal Month ago

    he s playing so selfish.. westbrook dont like it.. he needs to share ball a lot.. but he's burning.. what kind of 3pointer are you ?

  • Shaboinksy Oinksy
    Shaboinksy Oinksy Month ago +1

    Harden out here playing like he should've won mvp

  • Moses Gaudin
    Moses Gaudin Month ago

    James harden you need to score 1hundred points to be the Lakers.. Ad an lebron is like God and Jesus on the same team

  • frajoelyouvid
    frajoelyouvid Month ago

    Harden has really perfected the traveling move

  • jfgsr901
    jfgsr901 Month ago +1

    The Fans and some of the TV pundits are sleeping on the Rockets. The Rockets have the best back court in the NBA. This is the year for the beard to get over hump so we are looking at the 2019-2020 NBA Champs Houston Rockets!

  • peter bluep
    peter bluep Month ago

    The gay love the Dongfeng41 missiles than Houston Rocket。

  • Mike
    Mike Month ago

    Houston Rockets still play the way they did in 2018 season and 2019 playoffs. That kind of plays doesn’t win playoff games.

  • Mr Gucci
    Mr Gucci Month ago +1

    Russ and Harding will be just fine!!! Let's go Rockets to the 🌕 moon!!! Tell NASA to clear their airspace!! Prepare for Takeoff!! 💪💪😝😜😅👀👀👀

  • Movie Muscle
    Movie Muscle Month ago

    All the salty NBA casuals already in the comments concern-trolling about him playing so much when Curry just played 35 minutes. You're going to be crying a lot this season after Harden torches your pathetic team with crazy 3s and free throws.

  • Rizk Jamalludeen
    Rizk Jamalludeen Month ago

    anyone intetested in joining my points league its open free and competitive @t

  • 石欣龙
    石欣龙 Month ago

    It is not allowed for players to express their disagreement with Xiao Hua because it is only Xiao Hua who represents the NBA? However, Xiao Hua is a white man, James is a black man, Xiao Hua is the chairman, James is a player, Xiao Hua alone represents the NBA?

  • Young King
    Young King Month ago +1

    That's my favorite player he's dropping 101point triple double this season

  • Rohan Sharma
    Rohan Sharma Month ago +1

    James Harden is playing like he doesn’t want Westbrook on the team

  • Eloy I. Balderas
    Eloy I. Balderas Month ago

    this iso stuff isn't going to work with playoff teams bro. don't they get told that it's exactly what the opposing team wants them to do?

  • Brian Archinal
    Brian Archinal Month ago

    I think Russ works for the Rockets. The D’antoni strategy has proven to fail the rockets at their most critical moments (think “CRUTCH city”). Russ can bail them out when they really get cold. Long live the midrange!!!
    I hope Westbrook doesn’t turn into another d’antoni zombie!

  • TIKKA BRNO
    TIKKA BRNO Month ago

    Harden with a gather step jump jump jump shot 🤦🏼‍♂️ call him for travel FFS!

  • Nico Perez
    Nico Perez Month ago

    Rookie nunn dropped 40 🤔

  • ADNAN Abdullahi
    ADNAN Abdullahi Month ago +1

    Hardens playin like he should've won mvp

  • Stan Brooks
    Stan Brooks Month ago

    It's not the playoffs, so of course, Harden goes off.

  • Leonel Thomas
    Leonel Thomas Month ago +1

    Miami Heat lost by 11 points with no Jimmy Buckets Butler not bad!!

    • 954FL Native
      954FL Native Month ago

      No jimmy butler, rested kelly olynyk for majority of the game even after he was dropping buckets on them and when the heat got back within 5 they had to rush Harden back in before we took the lead. This would definitely been a W if Jimmy played

  • SwankDaSauce
    SwankDaSauce Month ago +2

    0:56 Westbrook learning from Harden I see 👀

  • Alcozar
    Alcozar Month ago

    Love the nonexistent Rocket ball movement, looks like another disappointing postseason. That zero to one pass offense is looking excellentay!!! This team is guaranteed to get broken up at the end of the year.

  • Geoff Thompson
    Geoff Thompson Month ago

    Russell Westbrook and James Harden could put together a great season.
    That's an elite backcourt.

  • TheRealAJ101
    TheRealAJ101 Month ago +1

    3:36 harden need to comb his hair 😅

  • Kayse Ibrahim
    Kayse Ibrahim Month ago +2

    Bro I think Westbrook should handle the ball harden should shoot

  • chan kaikei
    chan kaikei Month ago

    Boring

  • MAZINGER Z
    MAZINGER Z Month ago

    King James will put Harden on lockdown in the playoffs. Rockets aren't going nowhere baby!

  • RTH Falconer
    RTH Falconer Month ago

    Anyone notice Nunn dropped 40??

  • Jassiem Moore
    Jassiem Moore Month ago +1

    the thing is... hes not going hard 😂

  • hemanth kumar
    hemanth kumar Month ago +2

    Rockets can never win championship until they understand nba is team game......and they have two ball hogs and i dont think hardens gonna give any chance to other players to be some level of role players

    • ATL 1
      ATL 1 Month ago

      Who cares about a championship. It is just entertainment.

  • David Rosales
    David Rosales Month ago +2

    The Running Beard 😎 👍

  • Bad Kitty Kitty
    Bad Kitty Kitty Month ago

    The white guy was great but not as good as the black guy

  • Kami O
    Kami O Month ago

    Who is the fat dude in number 13. ?

  • D S
    D S Month ago +2

    How's the ball sharing?

    • D S
      D S Month ago

      @JT Luxx HD don't lie

    • JT Luxx HD
      JT Luxx HD Month ago

      Great, the rockets are all sharing it with the net better than all other teams this year

  • SuperChenge
    SuperChenge Month ago

    The rockets need to just pick up a bunch of centers to spam screens and crash boards when Russell and harden are on the court

  • Lamar Newton
    Lamar Newton Month ago +1

    The Beard is mad durable. His conditioning allows him to play like this. He doesn’t take a lot of punishment under the rim and most of his points come from beyond the arc which keeps him fresh for days.

  • papi isgoldtv
    papi isgoldtv Month ago

    Say what you want about kobe but atleast he played in a real system and mj this guy smh I would never wanna play with him with them cheap 7 assist

  • Lawrence Smith
    Lawrence Smith Month ago

    Dude still playing the same james Harden smh Russell Westbrook is too bad combo i think watch playoffs im go b laughing 😃✌

  • Vdot 77
    Vdot 77 Month ago +5

    Try hard. Jimmy butler ain’t even play

  • Jean Jacques
    Jean Jacques Month ago

    I could not see 1 Heat basket!! What kind of highlights are those???

  • TEACHER Hunter
    TEACHER Hunter Month ago +4

    Y'all better stop playing. Russ and harden is about to turn up

    • Jacktown Dee
      Jacktown Dee Month ago

      TEACHER Hunter loki then niggas been playing together since they were teenagers

  • Zander Valdrez
    Zander Valdrez Month ago

    mvp

  • Laker#24
    Laker#24 Month ago +4

    He probably told the coach don't take me out till i score 40😅

  • Kahuna21
    Kahuna21 Month ago +1

    Harden still playing the same way despite havung russ. It was the same thing with CP3. everyone knows you can score. Distribute the ball! You're still trying the same strategy. Gets you to the postseason but wont win you a championship

    • Diego Velazquez
      Diego Velazquez Month ago

      Kahuna21 Hardens one of the best playmakers in the league

  • Jason Russell
    Jason Russell Month ago

    Can’t stand watching how they play. Yes it works in the reg season. Never in the playoffs.

  • luis sena
    luis sena Month ago +1

    Harden 🚀❤️❤️

  • Justin Whitmore
    Justin Whitmore Month ago

    Just like everyone suspected the chemistry between Harden and Westbrook don't work. I'm shocked Harden just doesn't seem to care to even try to change his game a little bit but I don't see this lasting an entire season.

  • Ryan Odchigue
    Ryan Odchigue Month ago +1

    James Harden must be the owner of TRAVELoka. 😂

  • BlkDiesel
    BlkDiesel Month ago

    What they let you know is that Harden had 44. What they didn't let you know is that Nunn on The Heat had 40!!! They pretty much cancelled each other out...but ESPN chose not to show Nunn's 40. Hmmmmmmm....Interesting....

  • Football&Hoops
    Football&Hoops Month ago +2

    and Giannis got the MVP over this guy! lol what a joke

  • Saint Aubyn TFG
    Saint Aubyn TFG Month ago +1

    Y’all really don’t seem to get that Harden is an elite athlete. He’s in shape. Stop acting like these dudes are soft. The media made you think they have to chill in the preseason. No. They are setting a tone early to be on a mission this year. There’s no time for chilling. They are elite athletes, they’ll be okay. If you’re on the court, you should put in max effort. You can’t cheat the game.

  • Izuku Midoriya
    Izuku Midoriya Month ago +3

    It's preaseason dammit
    Why the fck is Harden even playing 30+ minutes!!
    What is D'Antoni doing!!

  • LeeTravius Mckay
    LeeTravius Mckay Month ago +1

    harden better chill it's going to be a long season

  • Robert Way
    Robert Way Month ago +2

    houston rockets could be the most boring team to watch in a way it will be iso harden, iso russ, iso harden, iso russ, iso harden, iso russ, iso harden, game over.

  • PrinceLegit_
    PrinceLegit_ Month ago +3

    Y’all acting like Preseason means🤣if it did then Pelicans are by far the best team in the league😂😂😂

  • rai gan
    rai gan Month ago

    easy to be rockets coach just let them iso

  • Bob Dingleberry
    Bob Dingleberry Month ago +1

    Finally Harden drops 40 and his team wins