Here’s an interesting nugget: At their current pace, the Rockets are on track to make 984 3PT FG over the course of the 82 game season.
Rockets have NBA's #1 Defensive Rating. Asked if he can notice a defensive intensity increase over last year, Parsons said simply, "No."
In each of Rockets past 3 wins, Harden scored the go-ahead basked with 90 seconds or less left. Had 3-point play with 28.8 left tonight.
Subplot: Ersan continues to play well. Excited to see him matched up one-on-one with Rockets' trade exception next Saturday.
D-Mo called the Rockets victory tonight “a good win for this town."
Beverley asked if he would play on Monday (Rockets host the Knicks): “Of course."
Chandler Parsons said booing Rockets fans might "forget I was a restricted free agent and the organization could have matched my contract."
Chandler Parsons appreciated video Rockets played in third quarter thanking him for "3 great years" in Houston. "That was real classy."
James Harden with 32 & a go ahead 3pt play with 28.2 to go. Rockets end Mavs 6 game win streak 95-92. Dallas now 10-4.
Easy to overlook key to Rockets win. D-Mo outscored D-No.
James Harden took the mic after the game and yelled to fans that the Rockets need them to be like tonight every night.
Sorry, but the Rockets, without Dwight Howard & Terrence Jones, beating the "juggernaut" Mavs in Parsons' return is laugh-out-loud funny.
Ellis turnaround 3. No good. Rockets 95, Mavericks 92. Harden with three-point play, two stops to take win.
Rockets fans everywhere just took a collective exhale.
Wow- what a finish! Rockets win 95-92.
ROCKETS WIN! FINAL: Rockets 95, Mavericks 92. What a close by James Harden (32 pts, 8 reb, 4 ast, 2 stl)!!
Aria hits both and Rockets are up 3.
Ariza makes two free throws, Rockets up by three, 21.3 seconds left.
Parsons can't catch a break, foul and 3 pt play gives Rockets lead. Easily his worst game of the year tonight in Houston.
Really smart play by Harden to force the action, going two-for-one. Rockets should get the ball back with 28+ ticks left.
Finally, the Rockets get 3 from considerably closer than 24 feet away. Harden three-point play puts Rockets up 93-92, 28.2 left.
Harden makes the free throw. Rockets lead 93-92, timeout Dallas. 28.2 seconds left.
And Harden is fouled… he hits the and 1 and the Rockets lead 93-92 with 28.2 to play. The place is absolutely electric.
Rockets take lead on James Harden and-1 with Chandler Parsons getting called for his fifth foul. 28.2 seconds left.
Rockets force a Monta Ellis miss, then Harden blows past Parsons, gets fouled and makes the basket. Tied up! Fans going crazy!
4 point game. 58 seconds. Rockets ball.
Tyson on the bench. Rockets easy basket at the rim.
Terry gets a quick layup and its Dallas 91, Rockets 88. Mavs call a timeout.
Still a 5-point game with 1:22 to play. Rockets have the ball.
Huge pump fake by Monta Ellis got the Rockets to bite, set up that easy deuce.
Rockets PG Pat Beverley has a sore hamstring and will not return. Houston now missing 3 starters.
Monta Ellis. Hits big shots against the Rockets.
Needless to say, the Rockets do not need another injury right now. Dwight Howard, Terrence Jones, Pat Beverley.
Rockets have tied franchise record for attempted 3s with 46. Officials have set NBA record with too many video reviews to count.
In case you aren’t watching, Mavericks are up 86-81 on Rockets with 3:14 to play.