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HOUSTON -- With each display of simultaneous excellence, Rockets guards James Harden and Jeremy Lin inch closer to silencing those critics who've spent this season questioning whether the tandem can coexist. Harden and Lin combined for 51 points in the Rockets' 125-103 win over the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday night at Toyota Center. After posting 50 points on Monday night in a runaway victory over the New York Knicks, who were previously undefeated at Madison Square Garden, Lin and Harden were in sync and impressively efficient, requiring just 24 shot attempts to dominate their backcourt matchup with Jason Richardson and rookie Maalik Wayns, who was making his first career start in place of injured lead guard Jrue Holiday. Richardson and Wayns combined for just 13 points -- 11 from the vet Richardson. "We're 2-0 so that's all I care about," Rockets forward Chandler Parsons said of games in which both Harden and Lin prove prolific. "I'll aver...
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Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin was cheered by New York Knicks fans in the pregame introductions at Madison Square Garden as he returned to face his former team for the first time.
In his MSG return, Lin scored 22 points and had 8 assists to help the Rockets to a 109-96 victory over the Knicks. The Rockets are now 2-0 against the Knicks this season.
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Jeremy Lin is still must-see TV in New York.
Lin's first trip back to New York since signing with the Houston Rockets resulted in MSG Network's highest-rated Knicks game of the season, according to the network.
The Rockets' 109-96 victory Monday drew a 4.77 rating, MSG said Tuesday. That's well above the 3.41 average rating for the first 18 games of the season....
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Tough call, but let’s try to project.
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Lin’s first trip back to New York since signing with the Houston Rockets resulted in MSG Network’s highest-rated Knicks game of the season, according to the network.
The Rockets’ 109-96 victory Monday drew a 4.77 rating, MSG said Tuesday. That’s well above the 3.41 average rating for the first 18 games of the season.
NEW YORK -- The New York Knicks have found little need to miss Jeremy Lin so far this season. But they would miss playing him and his current Houston Rockets team even less. Lin had a triumphant return to Madison Square Garden on Monday as he teamed with James Harden to lead the Rockets to a 109-96 victory that spoiled the Knicks' undefeated home record. Houston's second...
James Harden had 33 points and seven assists to lead the Houston Rockets to a 125-103 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.
Harden topped 20 points for the seventh straight game to send the 76ers to their fifth straight loss. He made 17 of 18 free throws, including six in the fourth quarter, as Houston improved to 9-2 in its last 11 home games.
Toney Douglas heated...
Prior to Houston’s 109-96 victory over the Knicks on Monday night at Madison Square Garden, New York head coach Mike Woodson candidly expressed his opinion that Jeremy Lin abandoned Gotham to play point guard for the Rockets. The 24-year-old Lin, … Continue reading →
The Rockets continue to believe that James Harden and Jeremy Lin will develop better chemistry over time.
The Houston Rockets' new backcourt hasn't been the perfect fit, but it was hard to tell in the last game.
James Harden and Jeremy Lin will try to keep that momentum going on Wednesday night when the Rockets host the slumping Philadelphia 76ers.
The addition of Harden from Oklahoma City and Lin from New York brought plenty of star power to Houston, but blending their talents...
Jeremy Lin will never forget that brief, beautiful stretch of basketball known as Linsanity.
His first trip back to Madison Square Garden was memorable, too.
Lin had 22 points and eight assists in his return to New York, leading the Houston Rockets to a 109-96 victory Monday night that ended the Knicks' 10-game home winning streak to open the season.
The undrafted point guard...
Jeremy Lin made his much anticipated return to Madison Square Garden as a member of the Houston Rockets on Monday night and routed his former teammates, dropping 22 points with 8 assists in front of many famous faces.
The Houston Rockets abused the New York Knicks for the second time this season Monday night, but this time they handed them their first loss at home. Despite the remarkable game Lin had, 22 points on 15 shots and 8 assists, there was this fun “highlight” in which Lin and then ex-teammate J.R. Smith exchange [...]The post Jeremy Lin, J.R. Smith Back-to-back Airballs (Video) appeared...
To say that the Nets had some trouble containing the pick-and-roll in their 100-86 loss to the Knicks would be a pretty massive understatement. Tyson Chandler, who converted 7 of 11 field goal attempts, scored 16 of the easiest points you’ll ever see as he slammed lob after lob from Raymond Felton, who had absolutely no trouble getting the ball to his big man. When’s the...
After a disheartening defeat to Jeremy Lin, Toney Douglas, and the new-look Houston Rockets, the Knicks will look to avenge their first home court loss, against the Nets on Wednesday.The two teams have already begun to have a heated inner-city rivalry, so far splitting the season series at one a piece. While Brooklyn shocked New York with a commanding loss earlier in the year, Jason...