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Rockets 111-99 Mavericks Game 2

21 Apr, 2015

The Rockets wins 111-99. Howard scores a double-double (28 points and 12 rebounds) and Harden scores 24 points. Ellis scores 24 points for the Mavericks. Houston leads West First Round Series 2-0.

Harden on Smith friendship:

Man, like they were little boys again.

Smith:

We just saw something, a little wrinkle in their defense and we just tried to take advantage of it.

Howard on Game 2 success:

I don’t care about how many points I get, my job is to make sure I dominate the paint.

Coach Carlisle on Dallas loss:

Those are a problem. We’ve going to have to find a way to better combat that.

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