James Harden scored 33 points, and Chandler Parsons had a career-high 31 to help the Houston Rockets coast to a 131-103 victory over the New York Knicks on Friday night.

James Harden #13 and Jeremy Lin #7 of the Houston Rockets (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Jeremy Lin added 13 points, seven rebounds and three assists for Houston in the first game against his former team.

The Rockets entered the third quarter up by 12, and scored 10 straight points later in the quarter to extend their lead to 21.

Carmelo Anthony scored a season-high 37 for New York, which dropped consecutive games for the first time this season.
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