The Houston Rockets must win their games in the seeding game. Robert Covington had a great game in a game that was crucial for positioning in the overall standings. Covington was able to find a space during a James Harden free-throw trip and throw in the ball to end the game by a few seconds in the fourth.
The Rockets are fifth overall and the Mavericks seventh. With this win, the Rockets 2.5 games moved ahead of the Mavericks, which is great for the rest of the seeding game. Because of Covington, the missiles are now in a great position to maintain their ascent to the ranks of the Western Conference.
When playing against the Milwaukee Bucks, this game was necessary to win. The missiles don’t have a hard schedule, but every game will be a fight like this. Being able to scratch and scratch for this victory will go a long way.