The turn of the calendar from 2013 to 2014 did not do anything to turn the Rockets away from their sluggish starts and careless ball-handing that plagued them to close the year.
The Knicks and Rockets met in New York in November, with the Rockets escaping with a 109-106 victory.
Playing games on conseuctive nights is just part of the NBA. The Houston Rockets were slated for 20 such sets of games and have now completed the first three sets.
The Houston Rockets had to be thinking, this can't be happening again. Houston found themselves up just three after back-to-back turnovers, and the Knicks had the ball.