Despite doing a decent job containing James Harden, the Mavs got lit up for 118 points by the Rockets in Game 1.
Houston's Clint Capela, a 20-year old rookie, getting playing time at center behind Dwight Howard.
Chandler Parsons (knee) and Devin Harris (toes) did not practice Monday and might not be available for Game 2 against the Rockets.
Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon is confident Houston can take down Dallas, but adjustments remain for the Rockets in Game 2.
The Mavs didn't ride Dirk Nowitzki in Game 1 against the Rockets despite the big German being in a groove.
Despite limiting some of the Mavericks' top scorers in Game 1, plenty of defensive adjustments remain for the Rockets.
HOUSTON -- Dallas Mavericks guard Devin Harris and the team's athletic training staff are searching for solutions after toe problems prevented Harris from playing in the second half of Saturday’s series opener against the Houston Rockets.
The Mavs fell to the Rockets in Game 1 as Monta Ellis and Chandler Parsons failed to provide much punch. This series won't last long if this keeps up.
Highlight Of The Night: James Harden's double-double of 24 points and 11 assists carried the Rockets to a 118-108 win over the Mavericks in Game 1 of their Western Conference first-round series.
JJames Harden scored 24 points to lead Rockets to victory in Game 1 that may prove the offseason roster turnover will yield more good results.
James Harden had 24 points and Corey Brewer scored 13 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Houston Rockets to a Game 1 win over the Dallas Mavericks.
Rockets center Dwight Howard denied Mavericks center Tyson Chandler with a huge block early in the first quarter during Saturday's game.
Houston Rockets guard James Harden pumped up the home crowd with a pass to center Dwight Howard for an alley-oop against the Dallas Mavericks.
On the eve of a playoff series, James Harden had no comment on Mark Cuban's remarks in early April that the Rockets aren't a very good team.
The Indiana Pacers have won a tiebreaker with the Utah Jazz, giving them slightly better odds at winning the draft lottery.
Surprise, surprise: Rajon Rondo appears to be peaking just as the playoffs arrive, Jean-Jacques Taylor writes.
Chandler Parsons vows not to let the boos bother him as he returns for Houston for the playoffs as Public Enemy No. 1 for Rockets fans.
Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons plans to play in Saturday night's series opener against the Houston Rockets after missing the final six games of the regular season due to a sore right knee.
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Mavericks @ Rockets
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