Houston Rockets Game 46 of 2015-16 found H-Town facing inter division rivals the Dallas Mavericks.
Continuing SCS series of all 82 games from last season next up is the Houston Rockets Game 46 of 2015-16 versus the Dallas Mavericks.
Jan 24, 2016; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard Ty Lawson (3) ,Trevor Ariza (1) and James Harden (13) react after center Josh Smith (5) makes a three point basket against the Dallas Mavericks in the second half at Toyota Center. Rockets won 115 to 104. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
The Houston Rockets added draft picks and signed free agents to improve upon an especially mediocre 41-41 campaign. Big man Dwight Howard left for Atlanta while free agents Ryan Anderson, Eric Gordon, Nene Hilario and Pablo Prigioni joined Houston in free agency.
Therefore Houston hopes their free agent additions and the growth of existing assets will translate into a season similar to 2014-15. While fans wait for October 26th opening night versus the Lakers hopefully this series will appease your cravings.
To that end, this series showcases the Rockets 82 games noting the pregame analysis, post game grades, and relevant video. Furthermore, SCS will highlight significant changes made by their opponents this summer. So, here it is – – enjoy all 82 posts as SCS takes you back over the 2015-16 season.
Game 46 – Dallas Mavericks
The full pregame analysis article can be viewed via this link.
Post Game Analysis:
To view all Andre’s grades visit this link for his full post game report and player grades.
NBA.com box score can be reviewed via this link.
Rockets Games vs Mavericks in 2016-17
- October 27th in Dallas as American Airlines Arena
- October 30th at home
- December 10th at home
- December 27th in Dallas as American Airlines Arena
Draft Picks and Free Agents
No team benefited more from Kevin Durant signing with the Warriors than the Mavericks. As a result Andrew Bogut was traded to clear salary cap and Harrison Barnes signed as a free agent. Furthermore youngsters Dwight Powell and Justin Anderson appear poised to take another step forward.
Round 1: N/A,
Round 2: A.J. Hammons (46)
Incoming Free Agents/trade:
2-year $6M deal exits Sacramento
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Exiting Free Agents/traded:
- Chandler Parsons 4-years, $94M from Grizzlies
- Zaza Pachulia 1-year $2.9M to Warriors
- Jeremy Evans (trade to Pacers)
- Raymond Felton joins Clippers on a reported 1-year minimum deal
- David Lee on 2-year $3.2M deal with Spurs
- JaVale McGee will attend Warriors training camp under a ‘make good’ 15 day contract
- Deron Williams 1-year, $10M
- Dwight Powell 4-years, $37M
- Dirk Nowitzki (he’s a Mav for life) 2-year, $40M
More Free Agent News
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