NBA Game Summary - Houston at Dallas|
(Monday, October 15th)
Final Score: Dallas 123, Houston 104
Dallas, TX (Sports Network) - O.J. Mayo poured in 20 points and Shawn Marion
added 15 points to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 123-104 win over the
Houston Rockets at the American Airlines Center.
Rookie Jae Crowder added 20 points and Vince Carter chipped in with 15 points
off the bench for the Mavericks, who were swept by the Western Conference
champion Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round of the playoffs last season.
Kevin Martin scored a game-high 23 points and Patrick Patterson donated 13
points and seven rebounds for the Rockets, who missed the playoffs for the
third straight season in 2011-12.
Jeremy Lin, who was signed by Houston in the offseason after the New York
Knicks elected against matching the Rockets' restricted free-agent offer
sheet, did not see the court after playing in the first three preseason games
10/15 23:13:55 ET