After beating up the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night, the Houston Rockets have now won 16 straight games. They’re also flat-out owners of the NBA’s best record and, by extension, the Western Conference’s No. 1 seed. Obviously, they’re pretty excited about their recent play.
Er, actually, maybe not.
When asked by ESPN.com’s Tim MacMahon about what tying the Boston Celtics for the NBA’s longest winning streak this season meant to him, James Harden didn’t mince words. He doesn’t really care, apparently:
What does matching the Celtics for the longest winning streak of the season mean to James Harden?
“Nothing. Nothing at all. We just want to play well. We just want to play well and have each other’s back on both ends of the floor. It doesn’t matter. Wins and losses will come. … We’ve still got a long way to go, a long way to go.”