Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/18/12
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 rout of the Knicks this season left the Rockets (12-12) feeling they'd made a step in the right direction and left New York, which played without injured forwards Carmelo Anthony and Rasheed Wallace, humbled by them once more. "We've played them twice and had two really good games," Rockets coach Kevin McHale said. "The ball moved well. We just had a little more jump in our step today and ended up playing much better against a good team that didn't have Carmelo, of course. But for us to come in here and get the win is a real good win for our guys." It was especially nice for Lin, whose career catapulted out ...
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