Tag Archives: Houston Rockets

Rapid Fire: Rockets Blast Past Mavericks In The 4th Quarter

Rapid Fire: Rockets Blast Past Mavericks In The 4th Quarter

    Despite a season high 31 points from the suddenly surging Chandler Parsons, the Dallas Mavericks (25-21) fell to the Houston Rockets (24-22) 115-104 Sunday afternoon.   “It’s a difficult game,” Carlisle explained. “A lot of small ball, a lot of skilled playmakers, a lot of quickness, and they stress you in a lot…

Poor Defense Dooms Mavericks in 100-96 Loss.

Poor Defense Dooms Mavericks in 100-96 Loss.

  Coming off an overtime win in Portland on Tuesday night, the Mavericks returned home on Friday to square off with the Houston Rockets.   And despite erasing multiple double-digit deficits, Dallas (11-9) was unable to overcome Houston’s (9-11) perimeter shooting and was defeated 100-96.   Rocket’s guard James Harden led all scorers with 25…

Game Night: Surprising Mavericks Welcome Reeling Rockets To Town

Game Night: Surprising Mavericks Welcome Reeling Rockets To Town

  Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports   Dallas, TX – The Dallas Mavericks (11-8) have had a couple of days rest as they get ready to take on the Houston Rockets (8-11) tonight at the American Airlines Center. The Mavericks were able to pull out a late come-from-behind victory on Tuesday night, when they stormed back…

Quick Fire: Dallas Mavericks Drop Back End Of Doubleheader

Quick Fire: Dallas Mavericks Drop Back End Of Doubleheader

  Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports   For the second night in a row, the Dallas Mavericks took the floor without their big name players. Dirk Nowitzki sat out due to rest, while Chandler Parsons, Wes Matthews, Deron Williams, and JaVale McGee were nursing injuries. The Houston Rockets didn’t play Dwight Howard or Trevor Ariza,…

Preseason Game 2: Dallas Mavericks Travel Down I-45 To Face Rockets

Preseason Game 2: Dallas Mavericks Travel Down I-45 To Face Rockets

  James Nielsen – Houston Chronicle While plenty of fans and media have written the Dallas Mavericks off heading into the 2015-2016 season, last night was no indication of those lingering fears being a reality. Despite the result, the Mavericks can take a lot from last night’s loss to the Denver Nuggets. Playing without four…

R1G5: Mavs Play For Another Day

R1G5: Mavs Play For Another Day

  Game 5 of the dramatic Texas Tussle between budding rivals Dallas and Houston continues tonight. With a phenomenal offensive performance in Game 4, the Mavs travel back to Houston looking to carry that momentum while once again facing elimination. As the old saying goes for these elimination games: It’s WIN OR GO HOME.   The…

R1G4 Recap: Mavericks Take Away Broom, Force Game 5

R1G4 Recap: Mavericks Take Away Broom, Force Game 5

    Dallas, TX— 110 teams have been in the 0-3 hole the Dallas Mavericks found themselves in on Sunday evening. None of them ever came back to win the series. Dallas, however, wasn’t trying to make history this night, but started by holding off a broom like elimination, beating the Houston Rockets 121-109.   Head…

A Season For Reasonable Doubt

A Season For Reasonable Doubt

    It’s a feeling that I wasn’t expecting. I woke up this morning, and didn’t feel that rush of excitement. The one that I’ve become accustomed to the last 15+ years. Today is Game 3 of the best of seven series for our Dallas Mavericks, and I don’t have that feeling anymore. Just two days…

R1G3: Is All Hope Lost For Our Mavs?

R1G3: Is All Hope Lost For Our Mavs?

    Not one week ago I was sitting at my computer in my cozy dorm room up here at UNT, writing about how the Mavericks ended the season on a high note, and were going into the playoffs playing their best basketball. Oh how things can change in a week.   Since the regular…

R1G2 Recap: Mavs, Along With Hopes Diminish In Game 2 Loss

R1G2 Recap: Mavs, Along With Hopes Diminish In Game 2 Loss

    What could you realistically expect from a team, without their 3rd leading scorer, and best bench player, against the 2 seed in the Western Conference on their home floor? For the first 3 quarters and 1 minute, the Mavs seemingly had hope to steal game two on the road and head back to…