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Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis confounds Rockets

Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis confounds Rockets

Kristaps Porzingis had 24 points, 14 rebounds and seven blocked shots to lead the New York Knicks to a 107-102 road victory over the slumping Houston Rockets on Saturday night.

The Knicks won their fourth straight overall. They also snapped an 11-game losing streak against the Rockets and a 10-game skid when playing in Houston.

James Harden had 24 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds as the Rockets lost for the sixth time in their last seven games.

The Rockets threw a wide variety of defenders Porzingis' way, using Harden's strength, Trevor Ariza's length or Terrence Jones' combination of those two attributes.

But the 7-foot-3 rookie found ways to score, mostly...