The reigning Most Valuable Player dropped 42 points in a 116-109 defeat to the visiting Milwaukee Bucks. Wednesday marked the 14th game in a row in which Harden scored 30 or more points, tying Tracy McGrady for the second-longest such streak since the NBA-ABA merger in 1976-77.
Longest streaks of 30-plus points
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Harden needed 30 shots to reach 42 points to go along with 11 rebounds, six assists, a pair of steals, one rejection, and a whopping nine turnovers.
He also converted 6-of-16 from 3-point range, improving his league-record streak of games with five or more makes from behind the arc to 11.
Harden's last 14 games