In what has become common place for the Brooklyn Nets, James Harden was good for a triple-double for the Nets last night and Kyrie Irving was in the lineup.
Irving scored 34 points—including a pair on this little scoop and score—and Harden welcomed himself to New York's basketball rivalry with his 10th triple-double of the season as the Nets rolled past the Knicks 117-112 last night.
And it really is a rivalry as—with the win—the Nets are just one game behind the Knicks in the all-time series 101-100.
The Nets agreed to the deal that brought Harden to Brooklyn on January 13th, playing short-handed that night at Madison Square Garden in a 116-109 victory over the Knicks. That made them just 7-6, but they are 20-7 since Harden’s arrival, including 19-4 when at least two of their three superstars play.
And just half a game back in the Eastern Conference.