Dallas 112, Houston 108

Date - Wednesday, March 6, 2013 8:30 PM
Location - American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Officials - #14 Ed Malloy, #79 Kevin Scott, #31 Scott Wall
Attendance - 20344

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Houston 25 31 27 25 108
Dallas 34 26 27 25 112

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 33-29 20-9 13-20 L1
Dallas 27-33 17-12 10-21 W1

Recap


Mavericks 112, Rockets 108: Dirk Nowitzki and Shawn Marion scored 22 points apiece as host Dallas rebounded from a loss at Houston on Sunday in the back end of a home-and-home.

O.J. Mayo had a career-high 12 assists and scored 13 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with just over three minutes to play as the Mavericks beat the Rockets for the sixth consecutive time at home.

James Harden scored 28 points and Chandler Parsons added 23 for Houston, which fell to 1-10 in its last 11 meetings against its in-state rival.

Dallas led by as many as 13 points and was ahead by 11 with 3 1/2 minutes left in the third quarter before the Rockets went on an 11-1 run to help cut the deficit to 87-83 entering the final 12 minutes.

Houston got within a point on four occasions and finally went ahead 104-102 on a 3-pointer by Harden with 3:41 to play. Mayo answered with a 3-pointer of his own 27 seconds later before drilling a long jumper from the right wing to spark a 7-0 burst and give the Mavericks a five-point lead with 1:51 left.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Rockets C Omer Asik had 12 points and 15 rebounds, giving him double-digit boards for seven straight games and 16 of the last 17. ... Vince Carter hit three 3-pointers for 16 points and Brandan Wright added 12 points for Dallas, which shot 54.2 percent and hit 11 of 26 3-point attempts. ... Parsons was 5-of-8 from behind the arc after burying 6 of 7 from long range against the Mavericks on Sunday as Houston went 12-of-32 and extended its franchise record by making at least 10 3-pointers for the 36th time

Top Game Performances

Houston   Dallas
James Harden 28 Scoring Shawn Marion 22
James Harden 9 Assists O.J. Mayo 12
Omer Asik 15 Rebounds Vince Carter 7
James Harden 16 Free Throws Made Vince Carter 3
James Harden 2 Steals Vince Carter 2
Thomas Robinson 2 Blocks Elton Brand 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Houston 108 44.9 12-32 26-33 22 40 5 5 13
Dallas 112 54.2 11-26 11-14 35 33 3 5 11

Upcoming Games

  • Dallas will play their next game on the road against Detroit. The Mavericks have a W/L % of .407 after a win and .485 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Golden State . The Rockets have a W/L % of .559 after a win and .500 after a loss.