Monday nights playoff scores

Milwaukee bucks won 113 to 101 Boston Celtics lead 3 -1

Golden State Warriors 108 to 112 Houston Rockets - tied 2-2

Harden connected on 13 of his total shots, plus 6 from the three-point range, as the Rocket fought back a late Warriors rally to record a 112-108 points 4 win. He further 10 rebounds, four assists and a pair of blocks and made six of his eight free throws.

Houston used a salvo of treys to rush into a double-digit lead in the second quarter, opening with a Harden 26-footer at the 7:12 mark that hard-pressed the Rockets to a 39-37 lead.

With 5:33 left in the first half, Harden bothered Klay Thompson on the perimeter before joining with a trademark step-back triple over the Warriors watch though drawing a foul to set up an impending four-point play.

Harden scored 20 points in the second half. including two vital baskets in the final six minutes of the fourth quarter as the Rockets positively resisted a late Warriors surge. While he missed one of two free throws with 11.5 seconds left, Chris Paul was able to make a free lob with 2.9 seconds remaining that iced the game and snarled the series

Speaking proximately after the game, Harden said: "Our motto was 'keep fighting'. We know how tough they are. We had to stay in 'attack mode' and be aggressive. We just kept fighting for four quarters”.

"There are a lot of people who have 'got game' in this series. It's every possession "There are a lot of people who have 'got game' in this series. It's every possession”