Mavericks vs Rockets Friday: Score, Highlights, Stats, More

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Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks (41-26) took on Jalen Green and the Houston Rockets (17-50) in part of the NBA Friday slate. The Mavs got the win with 113-100 being the final score.

The Mavericks were coming off a blowout loss to the New York Knicks on their home floor. There was a real need to avoid a potential letdown performance against a losing Rockets team.

In this Mavericks vs Rockets matchup, Dallas often utilized DHOs with Luka Doncic with Dwight Powell being on the receiving end of no shortage of play finishing opportunities. Doncic totaled 30 points, 14 rebounds, and six assists while the Mavericks received 26 points and 12 boards from Powell.

As they continue to rebuild, the Rockets may have the worst record in the Western Conference, but they took down the Los Angeles Lakers in a thrilling overtime victory in their previous outing. Houston

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The Rockets played without either Jae’Sean Tate or Christian Wood, which offered the Dallas Mavericks prime opportunity to attack in the paint.

Jalen Green has come into his own as of late and is coming off a career-high 32-point outing. He failed to follow that up with a strong performance vs the Mavericks and none of the Houston Rockets’ players even reached the 20-point threshold.

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