In Orlando (USA), another NBA match took place after the resumption of the season – the Dallas Mavericks hosted the Houston Rockets. The meeting ended with the victory of the nominal guests in overtime with a score of 153: 149 (42:42, 33:43, 33:34, 31:20, 14:10).
The best performance in the game was shown by Houston defender James Garden with 49 points, 9 rebounds, 3 block shots, and 8 assists. His team-mate Russell Westbrook made a double-double with 31 points and 11 rebounds. As part of Dallas, point guard Luka Doncic should be noted, who recorded himself a triple-double – 28 points, 13 rebounds, and 10 assists, as well as forward Kristaps Porzingis, who issued a double-double – 39 points and 16 rebounds.
Houston is ranked 5th in the Western Conference (41-24) and Dallas is in 7th (40-28).