“'That s— was too much last game,' said Mavs center Tyson Chandler, who got whistled for a double technical along with Howard late in Game 4 when the big men got tangled up. 'It’s not even about playing dirty or anything like that. It’s about holding your ground.'
'Mom didn’t let me play football,” [Devin] Harris joked. 'I’ve got to get [tackles] in when I can.'”
The Mavericks aren't as talented as the Rockets right now, but perhaps being the more aggressive team is an edge they can use to their advantage.