Houston takes on New York on 13-game losing streak

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Houston Rockets (1-14, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. New York Knicks (8-7, seventh in the Eastern Conference)

New York; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Houston enters the matchup with New York after losing 13 straight games.

The Knicks are 3-5 in home games. New York has a 1-0 record in games decided by 3 points or fewer.

The Rockets are 0-9 on the road. Houston is fifth in the Western Conference scoring 48.0 points per game in the paint led by Christian Wood averaging 8.5.

TOP PERFORMERS: Julius Randle is scoring 19.8 points per game and averaging 10.0 rebounds for the Knicks. RJ Barrett is averaging 2.1 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for New York.

Wood is scoring 16.1 points per game and averaging 11.1 rebounds for the Rockets. Jalen Green is averaging 14.5 points and 3.1 rebounds over the last 10 games for Houston.

LAST 10 GAMES: Knicks: 4-6, averaging 103.6 points, 45.0 rebounds, 21.0 assists, 6.5 steals and 5.8 blocks per game while shooting 43.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 106.5 points per game.

Rockets: 0-10, averaging 99.0 points, 45.6 rebounds, 19.5 assists, 6.9 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 42.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.0 points.

INJURIES: Knicks: Nerlens Noel: day to day (knee).

Rockets: Kevin Porter Jr.: day to day (thigh).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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