Patrick Ewing dominates the Houston Rockets at both ends of the court. He led the New York Knicks to a 91-84 victory at Madison Square Garden. The victory gave New York a 3-2 series lead.
Ewing beat Hakeem Olajuwon in the game. Ewing scored 25 points, 12 rebounds and 8 blocks. Olajuwon scored 27 points, 8 rebounds and 2 blocks.
The Knicks also received important contributions from John Starks and Anthony Mason. Starks had 19 points, Mason had 17 points and 9 rebounds.
The game tied for three quarters, but the Knicks led Houston 30-23 in the fourth quarter.
Ewing’s record remained for 15 years, until Dwight Howard blocked 9 goals for Orlando Magic in Game 4 of the 2009 Finals.