Mavericks vs Rockets Final: 116-109 - Recap
|Mavericks vs Rockets Final: 116-109 - Recap|
Houston was victimized by O.J. Mayo for 40 points as the Mavericks defeated the Rockets 116-109 in NBA action on Saturday.
The Mavericks were a 6.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 209.5.
Dallas got 20 points from Chris Kaman and another 12 points from Darren Collison. Derek Fisher contributed 5 assists, while O.J. Mayo cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Houston got 39 points from James Harden in a losing cause and another 18 points from Chandler Parsons. James Harden contributed 9 assists for the Rockets, while Chandler Parsons had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 66-63 at the break.
Dallas won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-37.
Dallas heads into a battle against the Kings. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against San Antonio.