The Houston Rockets are looking to be in good shape to win their second straight game as they are leading 53-46 over the New York Knicks. The Rockets bench has come big in the first half as they have combined for 35 of the teams 35 points. Chase Budinger is continuing his scoring outburst with 13 points in the first half to lead all Rockets. Goran Dragic and Jordan Hill also have come up big off the bench with 11 and 10 points respectively.
The Rockets offense is shooting extremely well by making 56 percent of their shots which is the difference in the first half as the Knicks have been held to 38 percent so far. Amare Stoudemire and Tyson Chandler are keeping the Knicks close in this game as the two have combined for 27 of the Knicks 46 points.
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