HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden will play on Sunday night time when the Houston Rockets go to the Dallas Mavericks after X-rays on his injured proper wrist had been unfavorable.
Harden first injured it final Sunday in a win over Boston and aggravated it on Friday night time in a fall within the first half of a victory over Philadelphia. The win prolonged Houston’s successful streak to a season-high seven video games.
Harden leads the NBA in scoring with 36.6 factors a recreation. He stated when he fell on Friday night time that he was anxious the damage was worse than it was.
He says: “I used to be. However I’m comfortable it’s not.”
As for what he can do to guard his wrist, Harden says: “Simply attempt to not fall on it. That’s the one factor I can do. Hold icing it, preserve getting therapy on it. However once you preserve falling on it, it retains aggravating it and it retains getting worse.”
Houston’s latest surge has the staff in third place within the Western Convention behind Golden State and Denver. After Sunday’s journey to Dallas, the Rockets play 4 straight residence video games, highlighted by a go to from the Warriors on Wednesday night time.
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