NBA games Sunday, scores, highlights: Harden nets 41 as Rockets win 12 in row

Only five games on the docket this Sunday in the NBA, but boy are there some fun ones. There should be plenty of entertaining action all day long in the Association and we've got you covered.

Let's get into it.

NBA scores for Sunday, Feb. 25

All times Eastern

Harden leads the Rockets to 12 in a row

James Harden scored 41 in a a victory over the Nuggets that was much closer than the Rockets wanted it to be. He was incredible and even had the Nuggets broadcast team comparing his step-back jumper to Michael Jordan at one point. Denver made a push at the end, but it was Harden that sealed the deal. Houston has won 12 in a row.

LeBron comes up just shy of triple-double in Cavs' loss

The Spurs came in with a four-game losing streak and getting through LeBron James was no simple task for them. James finished the game with 33 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists. However, his team came up short as the Spurs rolled to a 110-94 victory. LaMarcus Aldridge had another great game, finishing with 27 points, and San Antonio managed to cruise to a win in the end.

Giannis spins into a dunk

Giannis Antetokounmpo spun into the open lane only to find poor Emeka Okafor there to stop him. It didn't go well for the Pelicans veteran. 

Rondo banks in a big 3-pointer

Alone, this Rajon Rondo shot just looks like a bad 3-pointer that got saved by the glass. However, it ended up being the go-ahead basket the Pelicans would need to win the game.

Green catches the lob from LeBron

Jeff Green caught the perfect lob from LeBron James to throw down an incredible highlight dunk in transition.

Hornets score 70 in a half

The Hornets had no issues putting up points on the Pistons, scoring 70 of their 114 on the day in the first half. Kemba Walker and Dwight Howard each finished with 17 points and Charlotte knocked down 16 3-pointers en route to a 16-point win.. 

Gasol can still get up

Pau Gasol might be on the older side, but he can still rise up for a monstrous hammer when he's given the lane for it.

LeBron hits a circus shot

LeBron James was double-teamed and fading away from the backboard and was somehow still able to knock down this shot.

Simmons throws down the one-hander

Ben Simmons had a pretty big one-handed slam dunk Sunday. It looked extra nice with the save from his teammate.

Jokic hits the bounce pass

Nikola Jokic filled his one highlight pass per game quota with this nice bounce pass.


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