Hou 25 29 26 31 111
Dal 29 35 18 26 108
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.

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