Houston Rockets superstar James Harden came out on the winning end of a LeBron James' patented chase-down block on Friday. With under eight minutes left in the third period of Game 1 of the Rockets' second-round series against the Los Angeles Lakers, Harden capitalized on a Laker turnover and turned on the jets for a breakaway jam.

Seeing LeBron creeping in from behind, The Beard made sure to take it strong and punched in a lefty one-handed hammer. The King was a little too late on this one, as Harden's jam pushed the Rockets' lead to six at that point.

Apart from getting a highlight at the expense of James, Harden also managed to avenge his teammate Russell Westbrook. The explosive Rockets point guard got his fastbreak dunk attempt rejected by LeBron earlier in the quarter.

The Rockets have come out firing in Game 1 and currently hold a double-digit advantage over the Lakers in the fourth quarter.

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