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Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons made his presence felt during the second quarter of Thursday night's game in Madison Square Garden with 11 points, highlighted by a tomahawk slam dunk.
Parsons blew by New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert at the three-point line and ran straight down the lane for the finish. Parsons scored 22 points in the game as the Rockets defeated the Knicks 109-106.
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