James Harden recorded 42 points (along with 5 rebounds and 6 assists) as the Rockets were defeated by the Timberwolves tonight in Minnesota by a final score of 121-111. Harden is now averaging 40+ points over his last 34 games, passing Elgin Baylor for the 2nd-longest stretch of consecutive games averaging 40 or more in NBA history. Only Wilt Chamberlain (515 games) has a longer such streak. Jeff Teague led the Timberwolves with 27 points (11-16 FG) and 12 assists in the victory. With the win, the Timberwolves improve to 27-30, while the Rockets fall to 33-24 on the season.