Dirk Nowitzki stayed home during the Dallas Mavericks' shootaround this morning due to an illness, but head coach Rick Carlisle still thought there was a chance he could play tonight against the Houston Rockets. Turns out that was not the case as Dirk will miss the home opener.
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In the Rockets season opener, James Harden took a measured approach to start the game before picking up the pace. In the first half, the Rockets had a pace of 106.68 per 48 minutes. Houston's second half pace slowed down to 99.82. In the loss to the Lakers, the Rockets scored just 18 fourth quarter