Harden has 35 as Rockets down Nuggets 130-104

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HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden had 35 points in his return after missing the last game with an injury to lead the Houston Rockets to a 130-104 win over the Denver Nuggets.

The Rockets were back to full strength after Harden missed his first game of the season because of a sprained right toe in a loss to New Orleans on Sunday.

Clint Capela (bruised heel) and  Russell Westbrook (load management) also returned on Tuesday after sitting out on Sunday in the 127-112 defeat.