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    94 6 BKN
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DAL 33 18 19 25
HOU 25 30 20 25
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Howard leads Rockets over Mavericks 100-95

AP - Sports
Howard leads Rockets over Mavericks 100-95
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HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 21: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets shoots the ball against Samuel Dalembert …

HOUSTON (AP) -- Dwight Howard had 15 points and 17 rebounds and James Harden scored 19 to help the Houston Rockets to a 100-95 win over the Dallas Mavericks on in a preseason game on Monday night.

Houston coach Kevin McHale moved Howard to power forward on Monday to get 7-foot center Omer Asik in the lineup with the team's new acquisition. Asik had four points and nine rebounds in his first game this season after dealing with a calf injury.

The game was tied late in the third before the Rockets used a 7-0 run to take a 77-70 lead and hold on for the win.

Dirk Nowitzki had 11 points and four blocked shots before he was ejected late in the third quarter after drawing a flagrant two foul for knocking Omri Casspi to the ground on a fast break.

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