Seven Rockets scored in double figures in a 118-108 victory over the Dallas Mavericks in Game 1 of their Western Conference series.
Corey Brewer scored 23 points and got a hand on Anthony Morrow’s last-second shot to preserve the 19th straight Nuggets home win, 95-94 over the Mavericks on Thursday night.
The Nuggets acquired swingman Rudy Fernandez and forward Corey Brewer from the Mavericks on Tuesday for a future second-round pick.
The Dallas Mavericks roared back from a 16-point deficit to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 107-96 on Friday night.
Brewer was waived Tuesday by the New York Knicks. As soon as he cleared waivers, he agreed to a multi-year deal with the Mavericks.