Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) recaps the Rockets 129-112 win against the Kings and the main storylines from the game, including Austin Rivers’ career-high 41 points, James Harden continues to move up the all-time scoring and takes over the No. 1 spot on the total steals list, Robert Covington’s defense continues to be impactful (and outweigh his shooting struggles), Jeff Green’s playmaking and more.

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