The 2016-17 NBA season is live and in full effect and things were rolling on Saturday evening as James Harden and the Houston Rockets came to town to face the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena. This was the first matchup between the two teams on the year and the Hawks stood tall to come away with a (112-97) victory.
For the Rockets, potential 2016-17 NBA candidate James Harden finished the game with a near triple double scoring 30 points and adding 12 assists and 9 rebounds. Guard KJ McDaniels added 13 points f the bench and both Ryan Anderson and Clint Capela finished with 10 points each in the front court.
For the Atlanta Hawks, Dwight Howard continues to shine scoring 20 points and adding 14 rebounds. Hawks superstar Kent Bazemore added 20 points and Paul Millsap was strong with 23 points and 11 rebounds. Follow starters Kyle Korver added 10 points and Dennis Schroder added 17 points and 12 assist.
The Atlanta Hawks are back in action on Tuesday night in Cleveland against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Stay tuned to HHS1987 for more NBA news. Follow @eldorado2452 on Twitter and Instagram for all your Atlanta Hawks, NBA and sports news.
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