James Harden drove to the basket with his potent left hand, intent on breaking a late tie against the Dallas Mavericks. His layup attempt never reached the rim.
Mayo tied a career high with 40 points, including 10 in the last three minutes, to lift the Mavericks to a 116-109 victory.
O.J. Mayo scored 10 of his 20 points during a third-quarter run, and the Mavericks beat the Rockets 123-104 on Monday night without the help of Dirk Nowitzki.
Any new offers for Dwight Howard likely won’t be good enough to get a deal done, or they would have come sooner. But some teams will always want to talk. Like the Mavericks.
Jeremy Lin is headed back to Houston after the Knicks decided on Tuesday that they wouldn’t match a three-year, $25 million offer from the Rockets for the restricted free agent.
Should Andrew Bynum reach free agency, you can be sure that teams will have interest in him. But he is said to have a short list himself, one that includes the Mavericks.
A victory was needed to help secure a playoff spot and the Dallas Mavericks answered the call with a 117 -110 win over the Houston Rockets
Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter as the Mavericks rallied Wednesday night for a 117-110 victory over the Rockets.
Jason Terry scored seven consecutive points in a minute to start a game-turning run for the Dallas Mavericks, who went on to a 90-81 victory over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night.
The Mavericks are in fifth place in the Western Conference and the Rockets are tied with Utah and Denver for spots seven through nine.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 31 points, Jason Terry added 24 and Brandan Wright had a career-high seven blocks to help the Dallas Mavericks beat the Houston Rockets 101-99 in overtime Saturday night.
Retired NBA star Yao Ming has added a line to his post-basketball resume — politician — becoming a member of an advisory body to Shanghai’s legislature.