|Date of game: 10/7/2014
Recap: Dallas vs. Houston
Dallas, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Kostas Papanikolaou hit three free throws with 0.2 seconds left to give the Houston Rockets a 111-108 win over the Dallas Mavericks in a thrilling preseason tilt at American Airlines Center.
Out of a timeout following Gal Mekel's game-tying triple with 6.9 seconds remaining, Papanikolaou put a series of moves on Jae Crowder and drew a foul shooting a 3-pointer from the right wing. The Greek rookie scored 12 points in his NBA debut.
Donatas Motiejunas led Houston with 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting, and James Harden donated 17 in limited action.
Chandler Parsons, Dallas' key free agent acquisition, paced the Mavs with 14 points. Monta Ellis and Charlie Villanueva netted 13 apiece.Game Notes