NBA: James Harden goes off for 39 points, Brooklyn outlasts LA Clippers

Game recap
James Harden scored 39 points, Nicolas Claxton had 18 points, as Brooklyn Nets defeated LA Clippers, 124-108, on Dec 28, 2021. Marcus Morris scored 24 points for LA Clippers.
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LA Clippers

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Marcus Morris 27 5 6 0 0 24
Eric Bledsoe 28 2 6 1 0 15
Keon Johnson 17 2 2 2 0 15
Luke Kennard 24 3 0 0 0 10
Ivica Zubac 22 9 1 0 0 9
B.J. Boston 27 5 4 1 0 9
Amir Coffey 25 4 1 1 2 8
Serge Ibaka 13 3 1 1 2 6
Terance Mann 26 2 1 0 0 6
Justise Winslow 17 9 2 0 0 4
Xavier Moon 12 1 1 1 0 2
Team 240 45 25 7 4 108
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Brooklyn Nets

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
James Harden 40 8 15 2 0 39
Nicolas Claxton 30 5 2 0 3 18
Patty Mills 35 3 2 1 0 18
DeAndre Bembry 29 2 5 1 2 12
Blake Griffin 16 9 2 1 0 12
Bruce Brown 28 5 1 2 0 8
Jevon Carter 12 3 0 0 1 6
James Johnson 24 8 1 0 1 4
Langston Galloway 13 1 1 0 0 3
Paul Millsap 10 1 2 0 1 2
James Ennis 1 1 0 0 0 2
Wenyen Gabriel 1 1 0 0 0 0
Shaquille Harrison 1 0 0 0 0 0
Team 240 47 31 7 8 124

LA Clippers Vs Brooklyn Nets

Game notes

Marcus Morris

Marcus Morris

Marcus Morris tied his season-high in scoring with 24 points (in NBA). He scored 20 points or more 6 times this season in NBA games.

Eric Bledsoe

Eric Bledsoe

Eric Bledsoe scored 10 points or more for the 15th time in 34 NBA games this season. He has done it 3 times on the road, and 12 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 22. He recorded it on a October 22, 2021 game against Golden State Warriors (115-113 loss).

Keon Johnson

Keon Johnson

Keon Johnson scored 15 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 4 points scored in a December 23, 2021 game against Sacramento Kings (89-105 win). He scored 10 points or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Luke Kennard

Luke Kennard

Luke Kennard scored 10 points or more for the 17th time in 33 NBA games this season. He has done it 7 times on the road, and 10 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 27. He recorded it on a December 19, 2021 game against Oklahoma City Thunder (104-103 loss).

James Harden

James Harden

James Harden tied his season-high in scoring with 39 points (in NBA). He scored 30 points or more 5 times this season in NBA games.

James Harden had 15 assists and set his new season-high in assists (in NBA). His previous record was 14 assists in a December 05, 2021 game against Chicago Bulls (107-111 loss). He had 15 assists or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Nicolas Claxton

Nicolas Claxton

Nicolas Claxton scored 18 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 17 points scored in a December 17, 2021 game against Philadelphia 76ers (114-105 win). He scored 10 points or more 4 times this season in NBA games.

DeAndre Bembry

DeAndre Bembry

DeAndre Bembry scored 10 points or more for the 5th time in 28 NBA games this season. He has done it 3 times on the road, and 2 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 18. He recorded it on a November 28, 2021 game against Phoenix Suns (107-113 loss).

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin scored 10 points or more for the 6th time in 24 NBA games this season. He has done it 3 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 17. He recorded it on a December 19, 2021 game against Orlando Magic (93-100 loss).

Patty Mills

Patty Mills

Patty Mills scored 10 points or more for the 22th time in 32 NBA games this season. He has done it 12 times on the road, and 10 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 34. He recorded it on a December 26, 2021 game against Los Angeles Lakers (115-122 win).

Patty Mills made 5 three-points or more for the 7th time in 32 NBA games this season. His season-high in three-points made is 9. He recorded it on a November 15, 2021 game against Oklahoma City Thunder (96-120 win).

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