James Harden put up 18 real fancy points in the first quarter of the Rockets game against the Clippers.
With Chris Paul out, Blake Griffin is carrying the Clippers. He's baking cakes. Blowing up balloons. Hanging banners. Basically, planning the whole party. Occasionally another Clipper attempts to get something going.
In the case of Austin Rivers, it didn't go very well.
Harden shut down Rivers when he tried at basketball. It was a gentle reminder to stop being silly and to just get the ball to Blake.