DALLAS, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Donatas Motiejunas gave Houston a seven-point lead with 1:20 to play Wednesday and even though they did not score again the Rockets held off Dallas 117-115.
The Mavericks stormed back during the final minute and closed within two when Dirk Nowitzki hit two free throws with 22 seconds remaining.
Chandler Parsons scored 26 points for Houston, which defeated San Antonio and Dallas on back-to-back nights. The Rockets have won five out of seven.
The Rockets overcame 38 points and 17 rebounds from Nowitzki. Dallas has lost three out of four.