Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • HOU 51.3
    • 43.3 NY
  • Three Point %

    • HOU 34.5
    • 29.0 NY
  • Turnovers

    • HOU 18
    • 17 NY
  • Rebounds

    • HOU 50
    • 51 NY

Game Information

Madison Square Garden
,
  • New York, NY
  • Line: NY -10.0
Attendance: 19,033
96%
Capacity: 19,763
Referees: Ron Garretson, Derrick Collins, J.T. Orr
12/18/2012 Associated Press

Lin keys Rockets' win over Melo-less Knicks

Jeremy 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.

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Game Flow

HOU
NY
0:00 - 4th Quarter

HOU

109

NY

96

End of Game

Shot Chart

  • James Harden misses 10-foot jumper
  • James Harden makes driving layup
  • Jeremy Lin makes driving layup
  • Chandler Parsons makes layup (Jeremy Lin assists)
  • Chandler Parsons makes dunk (Omer Asik assists)
  • Jeremy Lin makes driving layup
  • Omer Asik makes dunk (Jeremy Lin assists)
  • Marcus Morris misses 18-foot jumper
  • Chandler Parsons misses driving layup
  • Greg Smith misses tip shot
  • James Harden makes driving layup (Toney Douglas assists)
  • Carlos Delfino makes driving layup
  • Toney Douglas makes jumper
  • Jeremy Lin makes 25-foot three point jumper
  • Jeremy Lin misses three point jumper
  • Marcus Morris misses 21-foot jumper
  • Greg Smith makes layup (James Harden assists)
  • James Harden misses driving layup
  • Jeremy Lin misses 23-foot three point jumper
  • Toney Douglas misses driving layup
  • Greg Smith makes 2-foot two point shot
  • Chandler Parsons misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • James Harden misses 22-foot jumper
  • Chandler Parsons misses driving layup
  • Marcus Morris misses 23-foot three point jumper
  • Jeremy Lin misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Marcus Morris makes layup (Jeremy Lin assists)
  • Marcus Morris makes 26-foot three point jumper (Jeremy Lin assists)
  • Carlos Delfino makes three point jumper (Jeremy Lin assists)
  • James Harden makes driving layup
  • Toney Douglas misses 21-foot jumper
  • Carlos Delfino makes 26-foot three point jumper (Chandler Parsons assists)
  • Carlos Delfino makes 25-foot three point jumper (Toney Douglas assists)
  • Chandler Parsons makes three point jumper
  • James Harden misses 20-foot jumper
  • Chandler Parsons makes layup (James Harden assists)
  • James Harden makes 16-foot jumper
  • James Harden misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • Chris Copeland blocks Terrence Jones 's 24-foot three point jumper
  • Raymond Felton misses 20-foot jumper
  • Tyson Chandler misses layup
  • Tyson Chandler misses tip shot
  • Tyson Chandler makes layup
  • Jason Kidd makes 25-foot three point jumper (Raymond Felton assists)
  • Omer Asik blocks Chris Copeland's layup
  • Raymond Felton makes 15-foot two point shot
  • J.R. Smith makes 26-foot three point jumper (Raymond Felton assists)
  • Raymond Felton makes 22-foot jumper
  • Raymond Felton misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • J.R. Smith makes 25-foot three point jumper (Raymond Felton assists)
  • J.R. Smith makes driving layup
  • Raymond Felton makes layup (Jason Kidd assists)
  • Jason Kidd misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • Pablo Prigioni misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Kurt Thomas misses 12-foot jumper
  • Pablo Prigioni makes 24-foot three point jumper
  • Raymond Felton misses 22-foot jumper
  • J.R. Smith misses 20-foot jumper
  • Raymond Felton misses driving layup
  • Tyson Chandler makes two point shot
  • J.R. Smith makes driving layup
  • Tyson Chandler misses layup
  • Omer Asik blocks J.R. Smith 's 1-foot layup
  • Steve Novak misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Jason Kidd misses 20-foot jumper
  • Raymond Felton misses 27-foot three point jumper
  • Raymond Felton makes 20-foot jumper (Tyson Chandler assists)
  • Jason Kidd misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Tyson Chandler makes layup (Raymond Felton assists)
  • Chris Copeland makes layup
  • Jason Kidd misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Raymond Felton misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Chris Copeland makes layup
  • Chris Copeland misses 19-foot jumper
  • Raymond Felton makes two point shot
  • Chris Copeland makes driving layup
  • Tyson Chandler misses tip shot
  • James White misses jumper
  • Chris Copeland makes layup (Pablo Prigioni assists)
  • Chris Copeland makes driving layup
  • Chris Copeland misses layup
  • Chris Copeland misses layup
  • Chris Copeland misses layup
  • Pablo Prigioni makes 1-foot two point shot
  • Pablo Prigioni makes driving layup
  • Pablo Prigioni misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Pablo Prigioni makes 23-foot three point jumper (Steve Novak assists)
  • Chris Copeland makes two point shot (Pablo Prigioni assists)
  • Chris Copeland makes driving layup
  • Chris Copeland makes 26-foot three point jumper (Pablo Prigioni assists)
  • Chris Copeland makes 25-foot three point jumper (Pablo Prigioni assists)
  • James White makes driving layup
  • Pablo Prigioni makes two point shot

Research Notes

  • The Knicks must be glad they won't face the Rockets any more this season...Knicks This Season vs Rockets vs OthersW-L 0-2 18-4PPG diff -20.5<< +8.7TO per game 16.5 10.3>>28-point loss and 13-point loss

  • In tonight's win against the Knicks, Jeremy Lin was 8-for-8 in the paint and 1-for-7 outside the lane.

  • Harden and Lin have combined for 46 points so far...Second time this season they've each scored at least 20.Most Combined Points This SeasonJeremy Lin and James Harden Harden-LinNov. 2 at Hawks 66 45-21Oct. 31 at Pistons 49 37-12 Monday at Knicks 46 26-20 (IN PROGRESS)Dec. 8 vs Mavericks 46 39-7 Nov. 23 vs Knicks 46 33-13

  • Jeremy Lin's 16 first-half points against the Knicks was a season high. His previous high was 12 against the Spurs on December 10.

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