James Harden Makes NBA History In Nets Debut

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James Harden went his last four games as a Houston Rocket failing to record more than 20 points.

His first performance for the Brooklyn Nets? Quite the opposite.

The eight-time NBA All-Star on Saturday made his debut with Brooklyn against the Orlando Magic at the Barclays Center, and made it quite memorable.

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Seriously, though. With his 32 points, 14 assists and 12 rebounds, Harden made league history as the first player to record a 30-point triple-double in their first game with a new team, per ESPN sports & Info.

James Harden is the first player in NBA history with a 30-point triple-double in their debut with a team.Kevin Durant and James Harden have combined for 70 points, their most ever in a game as teammates (including playoffs). pic.twitter.com/1UNoCX7Icn— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) January 17, 2021

Oh, and Kevin Durant finished with 42 points in the 122-115 win. Sheesh.

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