NBA: James Harden drops 39 points, Brooklyn pulls away from New Orleans

Game recap
James Harden scored 39 points, Kevin Durant had 28 points, as Brooklyn Nets defeated New Orleans Pelicans, 120-112, on Nov 13, 2021. Jonas Valanciunas scored 20 points for New Orleans Pelicans.
New Orleans Pelicans logo

New Orleans Pelicans

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Jonas Valanciunas 30 12 3 0 1 20
Garrett Temple 36 6 2 0 2 17
Nickeil Alexander-Walker 25 2 0 0 0 16
Devonte Graham 31 3 6 2 0 14
Josh Hart 38 7 5 0 1 13
Herbert Jones 23 4 1 2 0 11
Jaxson Hayes 18 2 1 0 0 9
Trey Murphy III 18 6 1 1 0 8
Tomas Satoransky 16 1 6 1 0 2
Kira Lewis 5 0 1 0 0 2
Team 240 43 26 6 4 112
Brooklyn Nets logo

Brooklyn Nets

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
James Harden 38 5 12 1 1 39
Kevin Durant 38 7 8 0 0 28
Joe Harris 37 2 0 2 0 24
Blake Griffin 26 5 3 1 2 8
LaMarcus Aldridge 22 6 1 1 1 7
Bruce Brown 22 5 0 3 0 6
Jevon Carter 11 0 1 0 0 6
Paul Millsap 6 0 0 0 0 2
DeAndre Bembry 15 2 1 1 0 0
Patty Mills 25 2 1 0 0 0
Team 240 34 27 9 4 120

New Orleans Pelicans Vs Brooklyn Nets

Game notes

Jonas Valanciunas

Jonas Valanciunas

Jonas Valanciunas scored 20 points or more for the 9th time in 13 NBA games this season. He has done it 5 times on the road, and 4 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 27. He recorded it on a October 31, 2021 game against New York Knicks (117-123 loss).

Jonas Valanciunas grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 10th time in 13 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 23. He recorded it on a October 26, 2021 game against Minnesota Timberwolves (98-107 win).

Garrett Temple

Garrett Temple

Garrett Temple scored 17 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 12 points scored in a November 09, 2021 game against Dallas Mavericks (108-92 loss). He scored 10 points or more 3 times this season in NBA games.

Josh Hart

Josh Hart

Josh Hart scored 10 points or more for the 5th time in 9 NBA games this season. He has done it 3 times on the road, and 2 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 22. He recorded it on a November 09, 2021 game against Dallas Mavericks (108-92 loss).

Devonte Graham

Devonte Graham

Devonte Graham scored 10 points or more for the 12th time in 13 NBA games this season. He has done it 6 times on the road, and 6 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 21. He recorded it on a October 28, 2021 game against Atlanta Hawks (99-102 loss).

Herbert Jones

Herbert Jones

Herbert Jones scored 10 points or more for the 3th time in 10 NBA games this season. He has done it 0 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 12. He recorded it on a October 31, 2021 game against New York Knicks (117-123 loss).

Nickeil Alexander-Walker

Nickeil Alexander-Walker

Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 10 points or more for the 11th time in 13 NBA games this season. He has done it 6 times on the road, and 5 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 33. He recorded it on a November 11, 2021 game against Oklahoma City Thunder (100-108 loss).

James Harden

James Harden

James Harden scored 39 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 29 points scored in a October 30, 2021 game against Indiana Pacers (105-98 win). He scored 30 points or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

James Harden tied his season-high with in assists with 12 (in NBA). He had 10 assists or more 2 times this season in NBA games.

James Harden made 6 three-pointers and set his new season-high in three-points made (in NBA). His previous record was 5 three-points made in a November 04, 2021 game against Atlanta Hawks (117-108 win). He made 5 three-point shots or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant scored 20 points or more for the 13th time in 13 NBA games this season. He has done it 7 times on the road, and 6 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 38. He recorded it on a October 24, 2021 game against Charlotte Hornets (95-111 loss).

Joe Harris

Joe Harris

Joe Harris scored 24 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 18 points scored in a November 04, 2021 game against Atlanta Hawks (117-108 win). He scored 20 points or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Joe Harris tied his season-high with 6 three-points made (in NBA). He made 5 three-points or more 2 times this season in NBA games.

Boxscore glossary

Basketball stats abbreviations

  • MIN: Minutes played
  • 2M-2A: Two-points field goal made, attempted
  • 3M-3A: Three-points field goal made, attempted
  • FG%: Field goal percentage
  • 1M-1A: Free throws made, attempted
  • 1%: Free throw percentage
  • Or: Offensive rebounds
  • Dr: Defensive rebounds
  • Reb: Total rebounds
  • Ast: Assists
  • Stl: Steals
  • Blk: Blocks
  • Fo: Personal fouls
  • Pts: Points scored
  • Eff: Efficiency

If a player records double digits in a game in two of the PTS, REB, AST, STL or BLK statistics, he has a double-double. If he does it in three of this categories, he has a triple-double. If he does it in four categories he has a quadruple-double. Having a triple-double is considered as having a great game. Quadruple-doubles are extremely rare. Having one constitutes an historical performance. The last NBA player to record a quadruple double is David Robinson: it happened on February 17, 1994