Unstoppable James Harden stuns Warriors in overtime

Watch: James Harden's Clutch Three Closes Out Wild Game Between Rockets and Warriors

James Harden was unreal on Thursday night against the Golden State Warriors. Then, after falling behind by two points late in the extra period, Harden put the entire Rockets team on his back and shot a deep 3 with 2.7 seconds on the clock to claim victory, 135-134.

Harden received the ball from an in-bound pass and shot over three Warriors defenders to win the game with an audacious three-pointer.

Harden had 15 assists and 10 rebounds to go with his 44 points - his second straight triple-double - and the guard made no attempt to hide the depth of his self-belief. It wouldn't surprise Curry to see the Rockets in a postseason rematch after the Warriors overcame a 3-2 deficit to beat Houston in seven games in the Western Conference finals previous year. They now sit in the fourth spot in the Western Conference, trailing the Denver Nuggets at the top of the standings by only 3.5 games.

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In fact, Paul missing the last six games may be why we're seeing Harden completely taking over games. He has scored at least 40 points in five consecutive games, joining Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan and Allen Iverson as the only players to have such streaks in the past 50 years.

Harden is tied with Hakeem Olajuwon for the most player of the month awards in franchise history, team officials said.

With his recent play, Harden leads the league in scoring by a margin of 4.7 points per game.

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Harden has averaged 40.8 points per game during that stretch and shows no signs of showing down. Klay Thompson, when he broke Stephen Curry's National Basketball Association record with 14 made 3-pointers earlier this season.

Harden had one last chance left, and went for it all.

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