The Dallas Mavericks have won their first home game of the season with 116: 106 against the Houston Rockets, for which Luka Doncic made with 28 points and 14 rebounds.
Dallas Mavericks (2-1) – Houston Rockets (1-3) 116: 106 (Boxscore)
Doncic 7 assists played at 4 Turnover and also fell defensively with a spectacular block against Alperen Sengun, only the success of Downtown (1/6) remained out. Tim Hardaway Jr. and Reggie Bullock (4/9 3P) contributed 16 meters, Jalen Brunson (11 assists) and Boban Marjanovic (5/5 FG) came from the bench to 11 points each. Maxi Kleber came in 16 minutes to 9 points and 7 rebounds at 3 fouls.
For Kristaps Porzingis, however, the next mixed working day (9, 2/10 FG, 3 rebounds) was finished early in the third quarter, the Forward was struggling to fight in the lower back according to his team. KP is okay, we ll look at tomorrow, Jason Kidd designed at the subsequent press conference, and added: The other Big Men played all very well today.
Kidd put all its 15 available players already before the beginning of the last quarter and let them play at least three minutes. The Head Coach revealed that three of the leaders in the team had asked him the previous day to use all 15 players. That was a wonderful thing, Kidd said about the concern.
With the Rockets the starters played significantly more minutes, but Topscorer was Sixth Man Eric Gordon with 22 points at 7/11 out of the field. Christian Wood put on a thick double double with 16 points and 17 rebounds, Daniel Theeis moved to 15 and 10 (4 offensive books). Rookie Jalen Green paid 4/16 out of the field and only 1 assist neat apprenticeship, just like Sengun (5 points in 14 minutes).
Maxi glue and Daniel Theis with good games
The Rockets caught the better start and played with a threesome through Theis a 17: 12 lead, before Boban Marjanovic used his first minutes of the season and the fans in Dallas with 7 points in the first quarter (31:27 for Houston).
At the middle of the second section on the part of the MAVs only the litters of adhesives found their goal, for which the 29-year-old directly sank his second and third threes. A little later, theis on the opposite side, which made 7 points in the last 80 seconds and a powerful FastBreak dunk for the 60: 57 guidance of the Rockets for a break.
However, the MAVs shot out of the cabin with a 13-0 run in four minutes and hung Jae sean Tate, which was often used as a primary defender against Doncic, his already fifth foul of the game. Dallas was in control from this point on and left only 18 points in the last section, making the Rockets no longer shaped the game.
After the game, Doncic spoke a praise to Rockets coach Stephen Silas, which was still a wizard in the MAVs in Doncics s rookie year. He s a great guy, and he deserves the place in Houston. I think he makes a great job there and all the players trust him. He is an incredible trainer.
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