James Harden looked like himself in the Brooklyn Nets' 105-98 win over the Indiana Pacers on Friday.

The nine-time All-Star went 16-for-19 from the charity stripe and credited an assertive mindset for his season-best 29-point performance.

"It was just me being aggressive," Harden said postgame, according to ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk. "The first couple of games, I wasn't aggressive. I was aggressive in spurts, but just trying to be aggressive for four quarters.