Thunder vs Rockets: Top 5 player performances from December 25 game

James Harden scored 41 points for the Rockets in a Christmas Day win over OKC. [Image via ESPN/YouTube screencap]
James Harden scored 41 points for the Rockets in a Christmas Day win over OKC. [Image via ESPN/YouTube screencap]

Houston held off OKC in a 113-109 victory for their fans on Christmas Day 2018.

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The NBA brought forth plenty of holiday cheer on Christmas Day 2018 with a full plate of matchups for fans. Among those games was an early afternoon battle featuring the OKC Thunder and Houston Rockets. James Harden and company came away with the 113-109 victory. Here are the five top players from this game.

1

James Harden - Houston Rockets

Harden was feeling it on Christmas Day to the tune of 41 points! The NBA MVP also had seven assists and six rebounds in his team's big win.

2

Clint Capela - Houston Rockets

Coming with the double-double was Clint Capela, who continues to play as one of the top supporting players to Harden. Capela finished today's contest with 16 points and 23 rebounds!

3

Paul George - Oklahoma City Thunder

While it was a losing effort, PG13 continues to act as this season's driving force for OKC. In today's loss, George had 28 points on 10-for-25 shooting as well as a team-high 14 rebounds. He also had three steals and two assists for the Thunder.

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