The Rockets beat New York for the 11th straight time, though everyone is beating the Knicks these days. New York has lost 24 of its last 25 games to fall to an
Rookie Travis Wear scored a season-high 21 points and Langston Galloway had 19 for the Knicks. The Knicks’ overmatched lineup managed some neat fastbreaks and dunks, entertaining a sold-out crowd that featured five fans wearing paper bags over their heads sitting right behind one of the baselines, easily noticeable during the nationally televised broadcast. But the Knicks couldn’t sustain their brief runs. But without the injured
Harden scored or assisted on all five of Houston’s baskets during a 13-2 run that brought Houston’s lead to 43-30. He finished the first half with a three-pointer that made it 56-42.
Charlotte 103, at Toronto 95: