He's averaging more points per game and he's hovering around the same number of assists, and lately he's looked completely impossible to stop even with Chris Paul injured.
DeMar DeRozan had his first career triple-double with 21 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists, and San Antonio welcomed back Kawhi Leonard with thunderous jeers in a125-107 victory over Toronto.
"So there's a constant dialogue with them about potential players who can maybe come in and help but it's a partnership with our players and we would never bring someone in that we didn't think was a great fit, our chemistry is too important for that". Nikola Jokic, an early MVP candidate this season, racked up 26 points, 13 rebounds and 6 assists.
Leonard, who was booed nearly everytime he touched the ball, had an average night with 21 points, 5 assists and 2 steals.
It was a night of redemption for DeRozan, who was surprisingly traded by Toronto last summer.
We go to Sacramento and the Nuggets defeated the Kings, on the back of 36-point performance by Jamal Murray.
Rockets general manager Daryl Morey indicated that Houston hopes to make some moves at the trade deadline after the Rockets topped the Warriors 135-134 in overtime Thursday. Klay Thompson made a go-ahead layup with 40 seconds left in overtime, then Harden tied it at 132-132 on a pair of free throws with 33 seconds left."He's been playing at a high level the last 11 games, so it is not surprising considering the roll he is on", said Curry. Mason Plumlee added 12 points and 10 rebounds.
Clint Capela contributed 29 points and 21 rebounds for Houston. The last game involved two of the Western Conference powerhouses, Warriors and Rockets go at it. The Warriors appeared to be headed for an easy night as they held a 20-point lead in the first half.