The Rockets are 16-2 in their last 18 games. James Harden is poised to have the greatest Rockets season of all time, all due respect to Hakeem Olajuwon and Moses Malone. And yet, Russell Westbrook and his unmitigated onslaught on Oscar Robertson's unbreakable triple-double record are right behind him in the MVP race.
Patrick Beverley is playing tonight with a sore wrist because, in his words, "I'm a soldier." This game should be GOOD. 7 p.m. CT on TNT.