Mavs fans have experienced Manu Ginobli’s theatrics many times in the playoffs. Now they’re seeing a great “performance” from Houston’s James Harden…
Seven Rockets scored in double figures in a 118-108 victory over the Dallas Mavericks in Game 1 of their Western Conference series.
Our “friends” in Houston at SportsRadio 610 joined Shan & RJ Friday morning to talk Mavs-Rockets ahead of Saturday’s opening round game.
You would expect there to be a huge divide between the No. 2 and No. 7 seeds in the NBA playoffs. But in the wildly competitive Western Conference, that’s simply not true.
Dallas won its 50th game on Wednesday night for the first time since their title season of 2011. Their reward? The 7-seed and a first round matchup with the in-state Houston Rockets.
All-Stars James Harden, Klay Thompson and DeMarcus Cousins are among the players to compete in the NBA’s first fashion show.
James Harden scored 17 points, and the Rockets beat the Mavericks 111-108 in a preseason opener for both teams on Tuesday night that was featured 81 fouls.
On a night when Houston was without leading scorer James Harden, Dirk Nowitzki scored 38 points and grabbed a season-high 17 rebounds. Unfortunately for Dallas, it didn’t matter.
Houston and Dallas combined to shoot nearly 57 percent from the floor as the Mavs rallied from 18 down to top the Rockets 123-120.
With a loss to the Phoenix Suns and a win by the Los Angeles Lakers, the Dallas Mavericks have been eliminated from the playoffs for the first time in 12 seasons.
Having lost the ‘front end of a doubleheader’ by giving up 136 points to Houston, the Mavs had no choice but to alter their approach. The result: Dallas 112, Houston 108.
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.