James Harden is one game closer to Wilt Chamberlain's 20-consecutive games streak of 30-plus points.
In the Rockets' 112–94 win over the Grizzlies on Monday, Houston star James Harden scored 30-plus points for the 17th consecutive game.
The last player with a longer streak was Wilt Chamberlain, who went 20 consecutive games with 30-plus points in 1964.
Elgin Baylor is the only other player in NBA history with 17 consecutive games or more of 30-plus points.
With the point total, Harden passed Kobe Bryant's record for the most consecutive 30-point games since the NBA/ABA merger.
Harden ended the first half with 36 points, which is the most first-half points in Houston franchise history. He finished the game with a season-high 57 points. It's Harden's third 50-point game of the season.
The 29-year-old Harden is averaging 34.2 points, 8.8 assists and 6.2 rebounds per game this season.
The Rockets (25–18) sit in fifth place in the West.