IMPACT PLAYER: James Harden, Houston
The only reason he didn’t score 50 points was he was pulled with 90 seconds left after having scored 49 on 41 shots, hitting 16 of them, including going 8-for-22 on threes.
BY THE NUMBERS
27-15 Points and rebounds by Karl-Anthony Towns, but he shot only 15 times despite Andrew Wiggins missing his second consecutive game following his grandmother’s funeral.
57-24 Houston’s edge in scoring on three-pointers.
48-44 Houston’s edge on points in the paint.
28-23 Houston’s edge on points off the bench.
21 Points for Jake Layman on 9-for-14 shooting in his first career start with the Wolves.