HOUSTON, March 3 (UPI) -- Chandler Parsons poured in 32 points Sunday and the Houston Rockets exploded for 44 points in the third quarter of their 136-103 dismantling of Dallas.
Parsons went 12-of-13 from the field overall and got 11 of his total in the big quarter, which saw the Rockets drain six 3-pointers.
James Harden struck for 14 of his 21 points during the frame -- which matched the third-highest quarter total in the NBA this season.
O.J. Mayo led Dallas with 18 points as the Mavericks fell for the fourth time in five games.