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Game #2: Dallas Mavericks at Houston Rockets

The Dallas Mavericks, who recently hired and subsequently fired former Houston front office executive Gersson Rosas, refuse to retool in a responsible manor. The Mavs will look once again to vault their way into the lower half of the Western Conference playoff seedings by surrounding Dirk Nowitzki with veterans on bloated contracts.

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2013/2014 NBA Season
November 1st, 2013
Toyota Center, Houston, TX
7:00 PM CST
CSN Houston, Fox Sports SW, 790AM
Starting Lineups
Jose Calderon PG Jeremy Lin
Monta Ellis SG James Harden
Shawn Marion SF Chandler Parsons
Dirk Nowitzki PF Omer Asik
Samuel Dalembert C Dwight Howard
2012/13 Advanced Stats
94.1 (7th of 30) Pace 96.1 (1st of 30)
105.9 (14th of 30) ORtg 109.7 (6th of 30)
106.5 (19th of 30) DRtg 106.1 (15th of 30)

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James Harden: back spasms, likely to play tonight

Patrick Beverley: partial torn muscle, out 10-14 days

Terrence Jones: strained right shoulder, questionable tonight

Greg Smith: strained right hip, questionable tonight

Devin Harris: left toe surgery, out indefinitely

Shane Larkin: right ankle surgery, out indefinitely

Brandan Wright: broken left shoulder, out indefinitely


Player to watch:

Jose Calderon

#8 / Guard / Dallas Mavericks



Sep 28, 1981

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