The Boston Celtics made a draft night trade with the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night, swapping the 16th for the 13th overall pick, and selecting Gonzaga seven-footer Kelly Olynyk
Dirk Nowitzki scored 22 points, Shawn Marion had a double-double in his return from a calf injury and the Mavericks spoiled Jason Terry’s return to Dallas with a 104-94 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday night.
It might sound crazy, but the Celtics might be better off playing the better teams in the NBA this season.
It wasn’t pretty, and it went on for an extra 10 minutes, but the Celtics double overtime win over the Mavericks is exactly that: a win. And the Celtics will take it.
Paul Pierce scored 34 points, including a 3-pointer at the start of the second overtime to give Boston the lead for good, and the Celtics held on to beat the Dallas Mavericks 117-115 on Wednesday night.
Jason Terry is focused on the present, and not looking at Wednesday night’s game against the Mavericks as a game against his former team.
Free agent shooting guard O.J. Mayo tweeted that he “will be signing” with the Dallas Mavericks.
Oklahoma City rallied in the fourth quarter for a 103-97 victory Saturday night to sweep the defending NBA champion Mavericks during the first round of the playoffs.
The Dallas Mavericks didn’t even get to enjoy their first NBA title for an entire year.
Kevin Durant finally found his postseason shooting touch, and the Thunder never trailed on the way to a 95-79 victory over the Mavericks on Thursday night.