Recap - Mavericks Defeat Boston 101-97
|Recap - Mavericks Defeat Boston 101-97|
Dirk Nowitzki went off for 29 points and added 4 rebounds leading Dallas over Boston, 101-97, on Friday at TD Garden.
The Mavericks were a 7-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 188.5.
Dallas got 17 points from Jason Terry and another 14 points from Tyson Chandler. Jason Kidd contributed 9 assists, while Tyson Chandler cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
The Celtics got a 24-point performance from Ray Allen, who was supported by 16 points from Kevin Garnett. Rajon Rondo had 12 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Kendrick Perkins grabbed 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Dallas were victorious, as the score was 54-51 at the break.
Boston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-33.
Dallas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bobcats. The Celtics will aim to get back on the winning track vs Orlando.