What: A chance to extend the win streak to six games!
Where: American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
When: 7:30 CT
How: NBA TV | FSSW-DAL | FSH | KESN | KILT | NBA-C (eh)
The Story: It's been almost a year since these two teams last met. Previously, the Rockets took the game in overtime. This season, however, the odds are in the Mavericks' favor. Riding a five-game win streak, Dallas will host a Houston team that has lost its last three road games. The Rockets, averaging 104.4 PPG, may see those numbers fall when they face the third best defense in points allowed.
Improved defensive play has the Dallas Mavericks riding a five-game winning streak. The Mavericks will try to add to that run by containing the Houston Rockets on Monday night at home.
Shootaround Report: Rockets (5-11) at Mavericks (12-4) - Mavs Fast Break
If the Mavericks are to run their season-high five-game winning streak to six then they’ll have to plow their way through a familiar foe to do it.
Another busy week greets rolling Mavs - Dallas Mavericks Blog
The Dallas Mavericks just completed a phenomenal week in which they swept four games in five nights. In the NBA, there's little rest for the weary.
With the Cowboys' hopes buried, the Rangers' pursuit of Cliff Lee still a week from climax and the leftover turkey all but scarfed, time for your Mavericks to snatch our attention.
Shane Battier went from one of his worst offensive games of the season to perhaps his best. He made 1-of-9 shots in Charlotte before hitting 7-of-11 to score 18 points, including the game-winning running jumper on Sunday against the Thunder.