James misses FTs, Rockets top Cavs in OT

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HOUSTON (AP) James Harden has been putting up MVP-caliber numbers all season for the Houston Rockets.

Given the chance to go head to head with one of his biggest competitors for the award, Harden and the Rockets came out on top.

Harden scored 33 points and Cleveland star LeBron James missed a pair of free throws with 4.2 seconds left in overtime, helping the Rockets hold on for a 105-103 win over the Cavaliers on Sunday.


Points Per Game
Rank Name PPG
1 James Harden, Hou27.0
2 Russell Westbrook, OKC26.5
3 LeBron James, Cle26.0
4 Anthony Davis, NO23.9
5 DeMarcus Cousins, Sac23.7
6 Stephen Curry, GS23.6
7 LaMarcus Aldridge, Por23.2
8 Blake Griffin, LAC22.5
9 Klay Thompson, GS22.1
10 Kyrie Irving, Cle21.7
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Field Goal Percentage
Rank Name FG%
1 DeAndre Jordan, LAC.720
2 Tyson Chandler, Dal.677
3 Mason Plumlee, Bkn.592
4 Amir Johnson, Tor.586
5 Jonas Valanciunas, Tor.559
6 Tyler Zeller, Bos.547
7 Anthony Davis, NO.544
8 Marcin Gortat, Was.544
9 Derrick Favors, Uta.541
10 Al Horford, Atl.540
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