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Nets win in Harden's return...Jazz fall... Hawks clinch
 30 days ago

Cover picture for the articleNEW YORK (AP) — James Harden provided 18 points and 11 assists as the Brooklyn Nets earned a 128-116 win over San Antonio to pull within 1 1/2 games of the NBA's Eastern Conference lead. Harden came off the bench in an NBA game for the first time since winning the league’s Sixth Man award for Oklahoma City in 2011-12. He also had seven rebounds after the longest layoff of his career, missing more than a month with a strained right hamstring.