Houston quickly took over Dallas and led the whole game. James Harden has 25 points, 5 rebounds and 13 assists, Trevor Ariza 23 points, 4 rebounds, 1 pass and Clint Capela 16 points, 13 rebounds. As often, the Rockets started strong.
With a rain of shooting at 3 points (10!), Houston leads 23-10 in 5 minutes and takes the first quarter time 38-28. The second is the opposite, since the Rockets only return 13 points! Fortunately, defense keeps Dallas at bay. The locals score just 17 points and Houston leads 51-45 at half-time.
The Rockets quickly conclude the deal in the 3rd quarter that they win 34-22. With 18 points lead 85-67 in the last, Luc and his control the end of the game despite a 8-1 Mavs in the money time. Houston is second in the West with 34 wins and 12 losses.