Nov 3, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forwardDirk Nowitzki
(41) drives to the basket and is fouled by Boston Celtics forwardJeff Green
(8) during the second half at the American Airlines Center. The Mavericks defeated the Celtics 118-113. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
The Dallas Maverick (3-1) survived a scare to hold on to beat the Boston Celtics. They raced out to a huge lead only see it dwindle down to one. A few timely plays allowed them to escape with a win that ended up being much harder than it should have been.
The frontcourt had a great night while the guards had a harder time going against the pressure of Boston’s promoter defenders. Here are the grades.