The Rockets defeated the Timberwolves 104-101 at home, leading them 1-0. Rocket guard James Harden NBA MT Coins sent eight assists in this game.
Before the game, Harden had 461 career assists in the playoffs. The eight assists made him surpass 465 of James Worthy’s 465 and Noam Nixon and 467 of Richard Hamilton. And tied up with 469 of Gus-Williams, tied for 54th in history. In front of him is 471 Kevin Garnett.
Harden played 40 minutes in the game, 15 of 26 shots, including 7 of 7 shots from 3-pointers, 44 points, 4 rebounds, 8 assists and 2 steals.