Before their preseason game Tuesday, the New York Knicks and Houston Rockets came together as one — locking arms during the national anthem as a demonstration of unity.
— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) October 5, 2016
The two teams joined the Raptors, Trail Blazers, Celtics and Wizards as teams that have locked arms during the anthem this preseason.
New York and Houston were the first teams to do a joint celebration.
Players from the Knicks & Rockets stood together during the singing of the national anthem before their preseason game. pic.twitter.com/BjNBmsNyWD
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 5, 2016
— Noah Coslov (@NoahCoslov) October 5, 2016
— Conrad Garcia (@ConradBuckets) October 5, 2016
— Robert Reese (Josh) (@MrJoshua) October 5, 2016