NBA games Monday, scores, highlights, news: Rockets win 10th in row behind James Harden

It's a late start on this NBA Monday with no games starting until 8 p.m. ET. 

NBA scores for Monday, Dec. 11

All times Eastern

Rockets win 10 in a row

The Rockets extended their winning streak to 10 games. They were down 13 to the Pelicans before a total takeover by James Harden. He had 26 points and 17 assists with some huge 3-pointers late to close out New Orleans. In the third quarter, when New Orleans built its lead, Chris Paul brought Houston back into it. An all-around great performance on Houston's part.

Rockets and Pelicans combine for 154 points in a half

The Rockets and Pelicans had a scoring bonanza early on. Houston led 78-76 at halftime -- a combined 154 points. 

E'Twaun Moore scores career-high 36 points

The Pelicans are without Anthony Davis, so E'Twaun Moore is picking up the slack with his scoring. He had a career-high 36 points.

David West isn't too old to throw it down

David West is in the later years of his career, but that doesn't mean he's too old to throw down dunks. The bench reaction might be the best part of this.

Celtics suffer stunning blowout loss

Nobody is perfect, especially when they're missing arguably their best player, but the Celtics having a blowout loss to the Bulls was the shocker of the night.

Milos Teodosic welcomes himself back

Milos Teodosic has been sitting out with injury for the majority of the season. He welcomed himself back in a big way.

Jordan Bell says no

Jordan Bell is out here blocking shots like a full-time veteran. He's merely a rookie.

Clint Capela scores career-high 28 points

All Clint Capela had to do all night was roll to the basket and catch it for a dunk.

Russell Westbrook fights through traffic for the highlight dunk

Russell Westbrook wanted this dunk and he got it. Such power.

DeMar DeRozan floats this floater real high

DeMar DeRozan got some air on this particular floater.

Carmelo Anthony passes Vince Carter on the all-time scoring list

Carmelo Anthony has spent much of his career getting buckets. On Monday, he passed Vince Carter on the all-time scoring list. What's perhaps more amazing is that Carter is still playing.

Rajon Rondo drops a triple-double

The Pelicans might have lost, but Rajon Rondo filled up the box score with a triple-double.

Kemba shows his handles

Kemba Walker has some of the best handles in the NBA. He put them on display on this play.


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