New York Falls 131-103 to Rockets - Recap
Houston cruised to victory on Friday, running New York out of the gym and running up a 131-103 score at Toyota Center.
Houston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 198.5.
James Harden had 33 points for Houston and Chandler Parsons chipped in with 31 points. James Harden had 9 assists for the Rockets, while Omer Asik was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.
New York got 37 points from Carmelo Anthony in a losing cause and another 17 points from Raymond Felton. Raymond Felton contributed 8 assists for the Knicks, while Tyson Chandler had 7 rebounds.
Houston led at halftime, 72-57.
Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 49-30.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Raptors. The Knicks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Detroit.