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Duel: James Harden (22, 12 and 5) vs Russell Westbrook (39, 11 and 13)

In a matchup which may have determined this years MVP, Russell Westbrook and James Harden went at it in Houston. Russ was dominant as always, recording his 36th triple-double of the season with 39 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds. But Harden finished with 22 points, 12 assists, 5 rebounds and led the Rockets to the 137-125 victory. The former teammates shook hands at half-court after the buzzer, knowing they both may have put up the two best individual seasons ever and that only one will get the MVP award.

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