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Knicks Fall 109-96 Against Houston - Game Recap

James Harden scored 28 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Houston over New York, 109-96, on Monday at Madison Square Garden.

Houston was an underdog by 7.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 210.5.

Houston got 22 points from Jeremy Lin and another 16 points from Carlos Delfino. Jeremy Lin contributed 8 assists, while James Harden cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

New York got 29 points from Chris Copeland in a losing cause and another 17 points from J.R. Smith. Pablo Prigioni contributed 5 assists for the Knicks, while Tyson Chandler had 18 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 56-42 at the break.

New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-42.

Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Brooklyn.