It didn’t take long for the Houston Rockets to get back to winning ways. But their win over the Mavericks Sunday night would be special for another reason.
Playoff spot clinched! ✔️ pic.twitter.com/LWwmR3LOVo
— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) March 12, 2018
That makes the Rockets the first team out west to clinch, of course. But it comes at the perfect time, with the Golden State Warriors suddenly losing two in a row. Now they hold a 1.5-game lead over said Warriors.
But do they have what it takes to take it to Golden State come playoff time?