NBA LIVE UPDATES - Houston Rockets vs. Dallas Mavericks
ABS-CBN Sports on Aug 01, 2020 07:01 AM
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The NBA season is back!
Live from the NBA Campus at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, the 2019-2020 NBA Season returns to action with 22 teams set to play eight seeding games each to determine post-season berths and positioning!
After an exciting first day of action, the NBA restart continues with a showdown in the Western Conference!
The sixth-seeded Houston Rockets face off against Texas rivals and seventh-seeded Dallas Mavericks in a crucial contest!
Tip-off is on Saturday, August 1st at 9:00 am! Join us as we bring you live updates!
James Harden: 49 points, 9 rebounds, 8 assists, 3 steals
Russell Westbrook: 31 points, 11 rebounds, 8 assists, 2 steals
Danuel House Jr.: 20 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals
Robert Covington: 13 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals
Kristaps Porzingis: 39 points, 16 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals
Luka Doncic: 28 points, 13 rebounds, 10 assists
Trey Burke: 31 points (8/10 3P), 6 assists
Tim Hardaway Jr.: 24 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists
FINAL/OT: Houston Rockets 153-149 Dallas Maverick
Harden hits 1 of 2, Burke misses another three try. Harden gets the board as the Rockets hold on for the win
Burke still hot, hits three to keep Mavs in the game. 152-149 Rockets, 13.9 left.
Luka drives and gets called for the charge. Doncic fouls out with a triple-double
RoCo deep three! Rockets up 150-146, 1:12 left!
Harden with 5 straight! Now up to 47 points.
House triple cuts Mavs lead to 1.
Kleber and KP give the Mavs a 4-point lead.
End of Regulation: Dallas Mavericks 139-139 Houston Rockets
Luka misses the game-winner! OVERTIME
Harden goes 1 for 2 from the line, but Covington gets the big putback to tie things up at 139 with 3 seconds left!
Covington 2 for 2 from the line. Curry 1 for 2 at the other end. 139-136 Mavs lead, 5 seconds left.
Kleber big corner three! Harden responds with a three of his own. 138-134 Mavs lead, 21 seconds left!
Harden hits both FTs. 1:02 left, 135-131 Mavs
Luka with an and-1! 135-129 Mavs
Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki is in the house!
Six-point game! Mavericks up 133-127, 3:44 left
Mavs continue to stay hot from behind the arc! 131-123 lead, 6:41 left.
McLemore and Rivers helping the Rockets creep back in! Mavs lead down to 123-116, 10:05 left.
Burke stays hot, starts the 4th with a jumper!
End of 3: Dallas Mavericks 119-108 Houston Rockets
Porzingis hits a three before the buzzer! Mavs lead back up to double digits, 119-108
7 straight for Houston! Mavs lead down to 113-106
Russ staying with it. ???? pic.twitter.com/QPOV024Prs— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) August 1, 2020
Burke hits his sixth triple to push the Mavs lead to 111-99!
8 straight points for the Mavs! Lead back up to 105-96
House is hot! He's hit two threes to help the Rockets cut the Mavs lead to 93-90!
Robert Covington with a huge recjection on KP!
C????V! pic.twitter.com/1HMnt2hgur— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) August 1, 2020
Luka and Russ trade buckets to start the half. 87-77 Mavericks lead!
At the half: Dallas Mavericks 85-75 Houston Rockets
Burke and Hardaway Jr. hit back-to-back threes! Mavs with their biggest lead, 79-71
KP and-1! Mavs lead back up to 73-69.
Back-to-back buckets for Russell Westbrook! Rockets 62-65 Mavericks.
Timmy Jr. for three! 65-58 Mavericks lead, 5:31 left in the half.
Westbrook leading the charge! Tucker corner three is good! Mavs still up, 58-56
Burke triple! Boban bucket! Mavs suddenly up 5, 53-48.
Luka and-1! All tied at 48-48
McLemore three to begin the 2nd Quarter! Rockets regain the lead, 48-45.
END of 1: Houston Rockets 42-42 Dallas Mavericks
Boban Marjanovic leads a comeback, as the Mavs tie things up at 42-42 to end the first quarter!
James Harden up to 23 points in the quarter! Rockets lead, 37-31.
???? EARLY BEARD ALERT ????— NBA (@NBA) August 1, 2020
23 PTS for James Harden and there's still 3 minutes remaining in the 1st! #WholeNewGame
It's an old-fashioned Texas shootout! Both teams trading buckets in the first quarter! Rockets up 34-28, 3:37 left in the period.
Harden hits a stepback three. Rockets lead 20-15.
Stepback-three from Luka to tie things up at 11-11.
Rockets take a 9-5 lead off buckets from Harden and Covington.
Porzingis makes it 2-0 early for the Mavericks.