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Pierce, Rondo lead Mavs to come-from-behind win in Dallas


By Dave Ivey, for NBA.com
Posted Sunday March 21, 2010 12:48AM

DALLAS (NBA.com exclusive) -- On a strange Texas evening where there were springtime snowflakes outside, Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo scored a flurry of second-half points to lead the Celtics to a 102-93 victory Saturday against the Mavericks.

Pierce scored 17 of his 29 points after intermission and Boston shot a scorching 68.8 percent (22-for-32) over the final two quarters to cool off Dallas, winner of 14 of its previous 15 games. It was the fourth straight win for the Celtics and their 24th road victory of the season, second only to Cleveland with 25.

After the Mavericks cut Boston's lead to 94-93 with 2:03 remaining, Pierce took over. He drained a 3-pointer at the 1:44 mark, then stole an errant pass from Dirk Nowitzki and dished to Rondo for a fastbreak layup with 1:21 remaining. Just like that, it was 99-93 and Dallas was done.

"He's starting to get his confidence," Celtics coach Doc Rivers said of Pierce. "I got on him in a timeout because I thought he was looking to pass too much, which I don't think I've ever had to say that to Paul, and told him to just be aggressive, just be who you are, and he was that."

Pierce's wasn't the only hot hand for the Celtics in the second half. Rondo scored 10 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and Ray Allen scored 13 of his 21 points in the half. Over the final two periods, Pierce was 6-for-7, Rondo was 6-for-8 and Allen was 4-for-6 (3-for-5 from 3-point range). Rondo added 10 rebounds and five assists and Kevin Garnett contributed nine rebounds and five steals.

The Celtics improved to 25-6 when shooting at least 50 percent, connecting at a 52-percent clip in an occasionally sloppy game where the two division leaders combined for 36 turnovers.

It was yet another slow start for the Mavericks, who trailed 30-24 after the first quarter and 48-47 at the break. Dallas has trailed at halftime in 37 of its 69 games this season, including nine times in 17 games since the All-Star break. Its record is 18-19 in those contests.

"We were playing from behind for most of the night," Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said. "That made it tough. You've got to be able to get some stops. We didn't get stops. That was our undoing."

Nowitzki came to life after intermission, scoring 12 in the fourth quarter and 20 of his 28 in the second half. Shawn Marion scored 10 of the Mavericks' first 14 points in the game and finished with 16. Sixth man Jason Terry, in his second game back following surgery to repair a fractured orbital bone, outscored the entire Boston bench 18-13. Jason Kidd added 11 points, nine assists and six boards.

The Mavericks seized their biggest lead at 82-75 when J.J. Barea punctuated a 10-0 run with a 3-pointer with 8:34 to play.

The Celtics made 11 of their next 13 shots, a momentum-swinging stretch that included a 5-for-5 effort by Rondo.

"Rondo was really key down the stretch," Mavericks center Brendan Haywood said. "He made a lot of plays for their team. I think they really fed off his energy. We didn't get the stops. We didn't quite do enough to close this game out."

It was a tough loss to begin a tough stretch of the schedule for the Mavericks, who played the first of three games in four nights and eight games in 13 days. Thanks to Milwaukee's win against Denver on Saturday night, the Mavs remain just a half-game behind the Nuggets for the No. 2 seed in the West. Dallas returns to action Monday at New Orleans. Nowitzki needs just three points to pass David Robinson (20,790) for 29th place on the all-time scoring list.

Celtics
Mavericks
     
    • 52.0%

    • 46.2%

    • 29.4%

    • 33.3%

    • 86.4%

    • 82.4%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
BOS DAL
Total Rebounds 4 2
Offensive Rebounds 8 11
Turnovers 17 18
Fast Break Pts: 15 16
Biggest Lead: 9 7
Points in the Paint: 44 36
BOS DAL
p Pierce   29 Nowitzki   28
rb Rondo   10 3 players   6
a 2 players   5 Kidd   9
s Garnett   5 2 players   3
b Perkins   2 Haywood   2
 
  • 11/08 - BOS @ DAL
  • 02/04 - DAL @ BOS
Boston Celtics (50-32)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
P. Pierce F 36:26 10-17 1-5 8-10 +16 0 3 3 5 1 2 2 0 0 29
K. Garnett F 32:48 3-9 0-0 2-2 +17 1 8 9 1 3 5 3 0 0 8
K. Perkins C 30:41 5-7 0-0 1-1 +17 2 4 6 1 3 0 2 2 1 11
R. Allen G 35:09 7-13 4-8 3-3 +24 1 2 3 4 3 2 2 1 0 21
R. Rondo G 38:35 9-15 0-1 2-2 +18 3 7 10 5 2 1 2 0 1 20
R. Wallace   16:01 0-2 0-1 2-2 -8 0 3 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 2
G. Davis   16:30 3-5 0-1 1-2 -8 1 3 4 0 3 1 2 0 0 7
M. Daniels   12:51 0-2 0-0 0-0 -15 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
M. Finley   11:34 1-2 0-0 0-0 -7 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
N. Robinson   09:25 1-3 0-1 0-0 -9 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 2
T. Allen DNP - Coach's Decision
S. Williams DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 39-75 5-17 19-22   8 32 40 19 19 11 17 4 2 102
  52.0% 29.4% 86.4%   team rebs: 4 total to: 18
Dallas Mavericks (55-27)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
S. Marion F 32:05 7-13 0-0 2-2 -8 3 1 4 0 3 1 1 0 0 16
D. Nowitzki F 41:40 11-19 1-1 5-6 -12 2 3 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 28
B. Haywood C 26:08 1-3 0-0 1-2 -7 0 6 6 1 3 0 3 2 1 3
C. Butler F 29:44 3-14 0-2 3-4 -6 3 1 4 1 2 3 2 0 3 9
J. Kidd G 37:14 4-8 1-4 2-2 -16 1 5 6 9 0 1 3 0 0 11
E. Dampier   09:01 1-2 0-1 0-0 -10 1 3 4 2 3 1 2 0 0 2
J. Terry   32:26 8-16 1-4 1-1 -2 0 1 1 2 3 3 3 0 0 18
E. Najera   19:11 1-1 1-1 0-0 +11 0 6 6 1 4 1 0 0 0 3
J. Barea   12:04 1-3 1-1 0-0 +7 1 2 3 4 1 0 2 0 0 3
R. Beaubois   00:27 0-1 0-1 0-0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
M. Carroll DNP - Coach's Decision
D. Stevenson DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 37-80 5-15 14-17   11 28 39 22 22 10 18 2 4 93
  46.2% 33.3% 82.4%   team rebs: 2 total to: 18

inactive

  • Celtics: Landry, Scalabrine
  • Mavericks: Thomas

technical fouls

  • Celtics: --
  • Mavericks: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 9
  • Times Tied: 10

arena stats

  • Arena: American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
  • Officials: #10 Ron Garretson, #39 Kevin Fehr, #46 Matt Boland
  • Attendance: 20488
  • Duration: 2:12
Boston Celtics (45-24) Dallas Mavericks (46-23)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Haywood vs Perkins (Rondo gains possession)
Garnett Hook Shot: Missed  11:45  
  11:44 Kidd Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Rondo Foul : Shooting (1 PF)  11:41  
  11:41
[DAL 1-0]
Marion Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  11:41
[DAL 2-0]
Marion Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
  11:30 Nowitzki Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
Garnett Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  11:30
[BOS 1-2]
 
Garnett Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  11:30
[BOS 2-2]
 
  11:13 Marion Jump Hook Shot: Missed 
  11:11 Marion Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
Pierce Foul : Personal (1 PF)  11:03  
  10:53 Butler Jump Shot: Missed 
Pierce Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:52  
Pierce Pullup Jump shot: Missed  10:44  
Perkins Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  10:43  
Rondo Jump Shot: Missed  10:28  
  10:27 Haywood Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:09 Kidd Jump Shot: Missed 
  10:08 Nowitzki Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
Garnett Foul : Loose Ball (1 PF)  10:08  
  09:57
[DAL 4-2]
Nowitzki Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Haywood (1 AST) 
Pierce Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Butler (1 ST)  09:39  
  09:33 Butler Jump Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:31  
Rondo Floating Jump shot: Missed  09:24  
  09:23 Haywood Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  09:19 Butler Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Allen (1 BLK) 
Pierce Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  09:18  
Pierce Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Butler (3 ST)  09:15  
  09:15 Marion Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Garnett (1 ST) 
Perkins Layup Shot: Missed  09:05  
Perkins Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  09:03  
Perkins Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  08:57
[BOS 4-4]
 
  08:45 Haywood Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Allen (1 ST) 
Rondo Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Allen (1 AST)  08:40
[BOS 6-4]
 
  08:16
[DAL 6-6]
Marion Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Kidd (1 AST) 
Allen Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Butler (2 ST)  08:00  
  07:38 Marion Running Bank shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  07:34  
Pierce 3pt Shot: Missed  07:31  
Rondo Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  07:30  
Haywood Violation:Defensive Goaltending  07:28  
Rondo Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  07:28
[BOS 8-6]
 
  07:06
[DAL 8-8]
Kidd Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
  06:46 Haywood Foul : Defense 3 Second (0 PF) 
Allen Free Throw Technical (1 PTS)  06:46
[BOS 9-8]
 
  06:46 Haywood Substitution replaced by Dampier 
Pierce Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  06:41
[BOS 11-8]
 
  06:27
[DAL 10-11]
Marion Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Dampier (1 AST) 
Perkins Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Dampier (1 ST)  06:10  
  06:06
[DAL 12-11]
Marion Running Slam Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Kidd (2 AST) 
  05:49 Butler Foul : Personal (1 PF) 
  05:49 Team Timeout : Regular 
Allen Jump Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Pierce (1 AST)  05:41
[BOS 13-12]
 
  05:25 Nowitzki Jump Shot: Missed 
Perkins Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  05:24  
  05:15 Dampier Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
Pierce Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  05:15
[BOS 14-12]
 
  05:15 Butler Substitution replaced by Terry 
Pierce Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  05:15
[BOS 15-12]
 
Allen Foul : Personal (1 PF)  05:00  
  04:46
[DAL 14-15]
Marion Running Hook Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Kidd (3 AST) 
Perkins Jump Hook Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Pierce (2 AST)  04:26
[BOS 17-14]
 
  04:20 Kidd Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Allen (2 ST) 
Allen Jump Shot: Missed  04:17  
  04:14 Kidd Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  04:09 Marion Jump Shot: Missed 
  04:07 Dampier Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  04:06
[DAL 16-17]
Dampier Putback Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
  03:51 Marion Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
Pierce Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  03:51
[BOS 18-16]
 
Pierce Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS)  03:51
[BOS 19-16]
 
  03:39 Terry Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Garnett (2 ST) 
Pierce 3pt Shot: Missed  03:32  
  03:30 Dampier Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  03:21 Nowitzki Jump Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  03:20  
Rondo Step Back Jump shot: Made (6 PTS)  03:12
[BOS 21-16]
 
  02:52
[DAL 18-21]
Terry Running Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Garnett Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  02:37  
Rondo Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  02:37  
Pierce Driving Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  02:20
[BOS 23-18]
 
Perkins Foul : Defense 3 Second (0 PF)  02:09  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:09  
  02:09 Marion Substitution replaced by Butler 
Garnett Substitution replaced by Wallace  02:09  
Perkins Substitution replaced by Davis  02:09  
  02:09
[DAL 19-23]
Nowitzki Free Throw Technical (3 PTS) 
  01:51 Nowitzki Jump Shot: Missed 
Rondo Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  01:50  
Pierce Driving Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Rondo (1 AST)  01:45
[BOS 25-19]
 
  01:30 Terry 3pt Shot: Missed 
Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:29  
  01:29 Dampier Foul : Loose Ball (2 PF) 
  01:29 Nowitzki Substitution replaced by Najera 
Davis Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  01:29
[BOS 26-19]
 
Allen Substitution replaced by Daniels  01:29  
Davis Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  01:29  
  01:29 Dampier Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  01:16
[DAL 21-26]
Butler Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Dampier (2 AST) 
  01:03 Najera Foul : Personal (1 PF) 
Wallace Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  01:03
[BOS 27-21]
 
Wallace Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  01:03
[BOS 28-21]
 
  00:42.8 Terry Jump Shot: Missed 
Rondo Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  00:40.9  
Wallace Layup Shot: Missed  00:32.9  
  00:31.9 Najera Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:28.4
[DAL 23-28]
Terry Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Kidd (4 AST) 
Davis Foul : Shooting (1 PF)  00:28.4  
  00:28.4
[DAL 24-28]
Terry Free Throw 1 of 1 (5 PTS) 
  00:04.9 Terry Foul : Personal (1 PF) 
Rondo Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  00:04.9
[BOS 29-24]
 
Rondo Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  00:04.9
[BOS 30-24]
 
  00:04.8 Dampier Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Davis (1 ST) 
Davis 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.9  
  00:00.7 Dampier Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  00:00.3 Dampier 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 1st Quarter
Boston Celtics (45-24) Dallas Mavericks (46-23)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
Davis Foul : Defense 3 Second (1 PF)  11:44  
  11:44
[DAL 25-30]
Nowitzki Free Throw Technical (4 PTS) 
  11:36 Barea Fade Away Bank shot: Missed 
Finley Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:33  
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  11:11  
  10:58 Butler Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Missed Block: Wallace (1 BLK) 
  10:56 Barea Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  10:53
[DAL 28-30]
Terry 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Najera (1 AST) 
  10:41 Najera Foul : Personal (2 PF) 
Davis Driving Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS)  10:29
[BOS 32-28]
 
Wallace Foul : Shooting (1 PF)  10:15  
  10:15
[DAL 29-32]
Nowitzki Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  10:15 Nowitzki Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Wallace Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:14  
Finley Fade Away Jumper Shot: Missed  10:03  
  10:00 Nowitzki Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
Wallace Foul : Defense 3 Second (1 PF)  09:52  
  09:52
[DAL 30-32]
Nowitzki Free Throw Technical (6 PTS) 
  09:41 Nowitzki Jump Shot: Missed 
Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  09:40  
  09:28 Barea Foul : Personal (1 PF) 
Robinson Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Najera (1 ST)  09:17  
  09:14 Barea Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Davis Driving Layup Shot: Missed  08:59  
  08:57 Najera Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Davis Foul : Personal (2 PF)  08:48  
  08:48 Timeout : Official 
  08:37
[DAL 32-32]
Terry Step Back Jump shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Daniels Driving Layup Shot: Missed  08:20  
Davis Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  08:19  
Davis Putback Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS)  08:16
[BOS 34-32]
 
  07:54 Butler Jump Shot: Missed 
Finley Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  07:53  
Robinson Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  07:45
[BOS 36-32]
 
  07:35
[DAL 34-36]
Nowitzki Running Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Barea (1 AST) 
Daniels Turnaround Fade Away shot: Missed  07:17  
  07:15 Nowitzki Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
Daniels Foul : Personal (1 PF)  07:09  
Davis Substitution replaced by Garnett  07:09  
Daniels Substitution replaced by Allen  07:09  
  07:07
[DAL 36-36]
Terry Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Barea (2 AST) 
Allen Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Robinson (1 AST)  06:52
[BOS 38-36]
 
  06:39 Nowitzki Running Bank shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  06:37  
Wallace 3pt Shot: Missed  06:27  
  06:26 Barea Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
Allen Foul : Personal (2 PF)  06:20  
Wallace Substitution replaced by Perkins  06:20  
  06:20 Najera Substitution replaced by Dampier 
  06:15
[DAL 38-38]
Terry Jump Bank Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
  06:06 Terry Foul : Personal (2 PF) 
Allen Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Terry (1 ST)  05:53  
  05:43 Terry Jump Shot: Missed 
Perkins Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  05:42  
Perkins Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Finley (1 AST)  05:36
[BOS 40-38]
 
  05:29 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:29 Butler Substitution replaced by Kidd 
  05:29 Barea Substitution replaced by Marion 
Finley Substitution replaced by Pierce  05:29  
Robinson Substitution replaced by Rondo  05:29  
  05:13 Marion Jump Shot: Missed 
Rondo Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  05:11  
Rondo Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Terry (2 ST)  05:09  
  05:04 Terry Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Garnett (3 ST) 
Garnett Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Kidd (1 ST)  05:00  
  04:56 Dampier Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Garnett (4 ST) 
Pierce Driving Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS)  04:50
[BOS 42-38]
 
  04:27 Terry Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) 
Allen Driving Layup Shot: Missed  04:08  
Allen Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  04:06  
Perkins Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  04:05
[BOS 44-38]
 
  04:05 Dampier Foul : Shooting (3 PF) 
  04:05 Dampier Substitution replaced by Haywood 
Perkins Free Throw 1 of 1 (9 PTS)  04:05
[BOS 45-38]
 
  03:46 Haywood Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Garnett (5 ST) 
Pierce Fade Away Jumper Shot: Missed  03:38  
  03:38 Kidd Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Perkins Foul : Loose Ball (1 PF)  03:38  
  03:38
[DAL 39-45]
Kidd Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  03:38 Nowitzki Substitution replaced by Najera 
  03:38
[DAL 40-45]
Kidd Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Garnett Turnaround Fade Away shot: Missed  03:25  
  03:22 Haywood Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  03:10 Kidd 3pt Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  03:09  
Garnett Jump Shot: Missed  02:47  
Rondo Rebound (Off:3 Def:3)  02:45  
Allen 3pt Shot: Missed  02:41  
  02:40 Kidd Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  02:35
[DAL 42-45]
Kidd Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Rondo Floating Jump shot: Missed  02:20  
Garnett Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  02:18  
Allen 3pt Shot: Missed  02:13  
  02:11 Najera Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  01:57 Terry 3pt Shot: Missed 
Rondo Rebound (Off:3 Def:4)  01:55  
Pierce 3pt Shot: Missed  01:48  
  01:47 Najera Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  01:41 Terry Pullup Bank shot: Missed 
  01:39 Marion Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  01:39
[DAL 44-45]
Marion Tip Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Allen 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Garnett (1 AST)  01:15
[BOS 48-44]
 
  01:04
[DAL 47-48]
Najera 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Kidd (5 AST) 
Rondo Floating Jump shot: Missed  00:45.9  
  00:43.8 Najera Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  00:37.9 Marion Layup Shot: Missed 
  00:36.4 Marion Rebound (Off:3 Def:0) 
  00:23.9 Haywood Turnaround Fade Away shot: Missed Block: Perkins (1 BLK) 
Garnett Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  00:22.6  
Pierce 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.9  
  00:00.3 Kidd Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
End of 2nd Quarter
Boston Celtics (45-24) Dallas Mavericks (46-23)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  11:45 Nowitzki Jump Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:1 Def:7)  11:44  
  11:30 Haywood Foul : Personal (1 PF) 
Perkins Turnover : 3 Second Violation (2 TO)  11:18  
  10:58 Kidd 3pt Shot: Missed 
  10:57 Butler Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  10:49 Butler Turnover : 3 Second Violation (1 TO) 
Allen 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Rondo (2 AST)  10:40
[BOS 51-47]
 
Perkins Foul : Shooting (2 PF)  10:27  
  10:27
[DAL 48-51]
Haywood Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  10:27 Haywood Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Pierce Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  10:26  
Perkins Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Allen (2 AST)  10:03
[BOS 53-48]
 
  09:45
[DAL 50-53]
Marion Running Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Kidd (6 AST) 
Allen 3pt Shot: Missed  09:33  
Team Rebound  09:33  
Pierce Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Allen (3 AST)  09:31
[BOS 55-50]
 
  09:31 Marion Foul : Shooting (2 PF) 
Pierce Free Throw 1 of 1 (15 PTS)  09:31
[BOS 56-50]
 
  09:18
[DAL 52-56]
Butler Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Kidd (7 AST) 
  09:03 Nowitzki Foul : Personal (2 PF) 
Garnett Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Pierce (3 AST)  08:53
[BOS 58-52]
 
  08:37 Butler Driving Dunk Shot: Missed Block: Perkins (2 BLK) 
Allen Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  08:35  
Allen 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS)  08:30
[BOS 61-52]
 
  08:30 Team Timeout : Regular 
  08:11 Butler 3pt Shot: Missed 
Rondo Rebound (Off:3 Def:5)  08:08  
Garnett Turnover : Traveling (2 TO)  07:52  
  07:40
[DAL 54-61]
Marion Jump Hook Shot: Made (16 PTS) 
Garnett Jump Shot: Missed  07:14  
  07:12 Haywood Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  06:59 Marion Jump Shot: Missed 
Perkins Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  06:59  
Garnett Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Marion (1 ST)  06:44  
Garnett Foul : Personal (2 PF)  06:41  
  06:23
[DAL 56-61]
Butler Driving Slam Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Rondo Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Allen (4 AST)  06:03
[BOS 63-56]
 
  05:46
[DAL 58-63]
Nowitzki Driving Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Allen 3pt Shot: Missed  05:27  
  05:25 Butler Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  05:18
[DAL 60-63]
Haywood Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Butler (1 AST) 
Rondo 3pt Shot: Missed  04:49  
  04:49 Haywood Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  04:38 Nowitzki Jump Shot: Missed 
Rondo Rebound (Off:3 Def:6)  04:37  
  04:29 Marion Foul : Shooting (3 PF) 
Pierce Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS)  04:29
[BOS 64-60]
 
  04:29 Marion Substitution replaced by Terry 
Pierce Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS)  04:29
[BOS 65-60]
 
Garnett Foul : Personal (3 PF)  04:20  
  04:06 Butler Jump Shot: Missed 
  04:04 Butler Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
Perkins Foul : Shooting (3 PF)  04:02  
  04:02 Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  04:02 Team Rebound 
Allen Substitution replaced by Daniels  04:02  
  04:02
[DAL 61-65]
Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Garnett Turnaround Fade Away shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Rondo (3 AST)  03:42
[BOS 67-61]
 
  03:25
[DAL 63-67]
Nowitzki Step Back Jump shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Kidd (8 AST) 
Daniels Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  03:09  
Garnett Substitution replaced by Wallace  03:09  
Perkins Substitution replaced by Davis  03:09  
  02:56 Butler Jump Shot: Missed 
  02:55 Kidd Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  02:51
[DAL 65-67]
Nowitzki Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Kidd (9 AST) 
Rondo Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Haywood (1 BLK)  02:33  
  02:32 Terry Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:28
[DAL 67-67]
Kidd Driving Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Terry (1 AST) 
Davis Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  02:03  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:03  
  02:03 Haywood Substitution replaced by Najera 
  01:49 Butler Turnover : Traveling (2 TO) 
Pierce Driving Layup Shot: Made (19 PTS)  01:36
[BOS 69-67]
 
  01:13
[DAL 70-69]
Kidd 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Nowitzki (1 AST) 
Pierce Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (21 PTS)  00:57.8
[BOS 71-70]
 
  00:57.8 Najera Foul : Shooting (3 PF) 
  00:57.8 Butler Substitution replaced by Marion 
Pierce Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  00:57.8  
  00:56.9 Nowitzki Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  00:40.9
[DAL 72-71]
Nowitzki Turnaround Fade Away shot: Made (16 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  00:25.3  
  00:25.3 Nowitzki Substitution replaced by Haywood 
Daniels Substitution replaced by Allen  00:25.3  
Pierce Fade Away Jumper Shot: Made (23 PTS)  00:20.9
[BOS 73-72]
 
  00:01.0 Haywood Foul : Offensive (2 PF) 
  00:01.0 Haywood Turnover : Foul (3 TO) 
End of 3rd Quarter
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Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
Finley Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  11:38
[BOS 75-72]
 
  11:23
[DAL 74-75]
Terry Step Back Jump shot: Made (16 PTS) 
Davis Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO)  11:12  
  11:12 Kidd Substitution replaced by Barea 
  11:12 Haywood Substitution replaced by Nowitzki 
Davis Foul : Personal (3 PF)  10:58  
  10:50 Nowitzki Jump Shot: Missed 
Wallace Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  10:49  
Robinson Foul : Offensive (1 PF)  10:26  
Robinson Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  10:26  
  10:11 Terry Jump Shot: Missed 
  10:09 Nowitzki Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  10:07
[DAL 76-75]
Nowitzki Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (18 PTS) 
Robinson Fade Away Bank shot: Missed  09:42  
  09:38 Najera Rebound (Off:0 Def:6) 
  09:29 Barea Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Robinson (1 ST) 
Robinson 3pt Shot: Missed  09:23  
  09:21 Barea Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  09:07
[DAL 79-75]
Nowitzki 3pt Shot: Made (21 PTS) Assist: Terry (2 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  09:06  
Instant Replay - Support Ruling  09:06  
Daniels Substitution replaced by Allen  09:06  
Robinson Substitution replaced by Rondo  09:06  
Wallace Foul : Offensive (2 PF)  08:53  
Wallace Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  08:53  
  08:34
[DAL 82-75]
Barea 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
Allen Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS)  08:14
[BOS 77-82]
 
  07:59 Barea Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Missed 
Wallace Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  07:57  
Rondo Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Finley (2 AST)  07:41
[BOS 79-82]
 
  07:22
[DAL 84-79]
Nowitzki Jump Shot: Made (23 PTS) Assist: Barea (3 AST) 
Allen 3pt Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Rondo (4 AST)  07:06
[BOS 82-84]
 
  06:57 Team Timeout : Regular 
  06:57 Terry Substitution replaced by Kidd 
Wallace Substitution replaced by Pierce  06:57  
Finley Substitution replaced by Garnett  06:57  
  06:47
[DAL 86-82]
Nowitzki Jump Shot: Made (25 PTS) Assist: Barea (4 AST) 
Pierce Layup Shot: Missed  06:29  
  06:27 Marion Rebound (Off:3 Def:1) 
  06:24 Kidd Turnover : Palming Turnover (2 TO) 
Davis Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS)  05:59
[BOS 84-86]
 
  05:42 Kidd 3pt Shot: Missed 
Davis Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  05:41  
  05:39 Najera Foul : Personal (4 PF) 
Davis Substitution replaced by Perkins  05:39  
  05:39 Najera Substitution replaced by Haywood 
  05:39 Barea Substitution replaced by Terry 
Garnett Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Pierce (4 AST)  05:20
[BOS 86-86]
 
  05:02 Terry Jump Shot: Missed 
Perkins Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  05:01  
Perkins Jump Hook Shot: Missed Block: Haywood (2 BLK)  04:45  
Team Rebound  04:45  
Pierce Layup Shot: Made (25 PTS) Assist: Rondo (5 AST)  04:44
[BOS 88-86]
 
  04:25
[DAL 88-88]
Terry Jump Shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Nowitzki (2 AST) 
Rondo Driving Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS)  04:05
[BOS 90-88]
 
  03:44 Kidd Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Rondo (1 ST) 
  03:44 Terry Foul : Personal (3 PF) 
  03:44 Marion Substitution replaced by Butler 
Rondo Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS)  03:24
[BOS 92-88]
 
  03:04
[DAL 90-92]
Nowitzki Driving Layup Shot: Made (27 PTS) 
Rondo Foul : Shooting (2 PF)  03:04  
  03:04
[DAL 91-92]
Nowitzki Free Throw 1 of 1 (28 PTS) 
Rondo Floating Jump shot: Made (18 PTS)  02:47
[BOS 94-91]
 
  02:30 Butler Jump Shot: Missed 
Rondo Rebound (Off:3 Def:7)  02:29  
Rondo Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Terry (3 ST)  02:12  
  02:03 Haywood Turnaround Bank Hook Shot: Missed 
  02:03 Butler Rebound (Off:3 Def:1) 
Allen Foul : Shooting (3 PF)  02:03  
  02:03 Timeout : Official 
  02:03
[DAL 92-94]
Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
  02:03
[DAL 93-94]
Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Pierce 3pt Shot: Made (28 PTS) Assist: Perkins (1 AST)  01:44
[BOS 97-93]
 
  01:21 Nowitzki Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Pierce (1 ST) 
Rondo Driving Layup Shot: Made (20 PTS) Assist: Pierce (5 AST)  01:18
[BOS 99-93]
 
  01:18 Team Timeout : Regular 
  01:09 Terry 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  01:08  
Garnett Jump Shot: Missed  00:50.9  
  00:49.5 Haywood Rebound (Off:0 Def:6) 
  00:37.9 Butler 3pt Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:1 Def:8)  00:35.9  
  00:30.0 Haywood Foul : Personal (3 PF) 
  00:26.8 Butler Foul : Personal (2 PF) 
Pierce Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:26.8  
Team Rebound  00:26.8  
Pierce Free Throw 2 of 2 (29 PTS)  00:26.8
[BOS 100-93]
 
  00:26.8 Team Timeout : Short 
  00:26.8 Butler Substitution replaced by Beaubois 
  00:23.8 Beaubois 3pt Shot: Missed 
Allen Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  00:22.9  
  00:20.9 Beaubois Foul : Personal (1 PF) 
Allen Free Throw 1 of 2 (20 PTS)  00:20.9
[BOS 101-93]
 
Allen Free Throw 2 of 2 (21 PTS)  00:20.9
[BOS 102-93]
 
  00:13.9 Beaubois Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Pierce (2 ST) 
End of 4th Quarter
broadcast information
country channel time
usa -- KTXA Local 9:00 pm ET
-- CSN-NE Local 9:00 pm ET
 
standings
w
l
l10
h
a
BOS
1st Atlantic
50
32
3-7
24-17
26-15
DAL
1st Southwest
55
27
8-2
28-13
27-14
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
BOS
Pierce 24.3
Garnett 8.8
Rondo 11.8
Perkins 2.3
Rondo 2.4
DAL
2 players 26.7
2 players 8.2
2 players 7.0
2 players 1.7
2 players 2.3

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