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For the first time since 2001, an NBA team has won three consecutive games in the “Texas Triangle.” Days after completing a comeback against the Spurs and snapping the historic Houston Rockets 22 game win streak, the Celtics won their third consecutive road game in texas, defeating the Dallas Mavericks 94-90. The Celts have now won four consecutive games on the road trip and now finish up the trip with a date with New Orleans on Saturday. The Celts have a 6-0 record against the Spurs, Rockets and Mavs and now have to be considered the team to beat in the NBA.
Paul Pierce (22 points, 13 rebounds) and Kevin Garnett (20 points, 13 boards) paced Boston and Ray Allen (21 points) hit a big three with the Celts down one and 31 seconds left. The C’s hit their free throws and leave Texas having won 14 of their last 15 games.
More on this game later….