The offensive combination of German power forward Dirk Nowitzki and the guard Jose Calderon was the key that allowed the Dallas Mavericks 91-102 win at home to the Boston Celtics and get the fifth consecutive win.
Calderon played 32 minutes in which scored 7 of 13 field shots, including 3 of 6 triples, and 1 of 2 from the line of personnel, captured five rebounds and lost a ball. Along with Nowitzki and Calderon other four players got two digit numbers, including veteran guard Vince Carter, who became the sixth man of the Mavericks.
Another book, the base Devin Harris emerged as the leader in the direction of the game to hand out seven assists and also scored 12 points.
The Haitian veteran winger Samuel Dalembert was the best in painting contribute 11 rebounds, and forward Shawn Marion had a double-double of 11 points and grabbed 10 balls under the hoops, including nine defensive.
The victory helped the Mavericks achieved the best winning streak so far in season, which strengthens them in eighth place in the Western Conference and guarantees them a place in the finals.
The Mavericks went to rest with the partial six-point lead (38-44) and completely broke the marker in his favor in the third quarter. The Mavericks managed 45 percent of success in the shots of field and the 44 triple, compared to the 36 and 41 of the Celtics.
They also dominated the game under the basket to capture 48 rebounds on 43 of the Celtics (18-34), who snapped a three-game winning streak.
The base Rajon Rondo won the individual both Calderon and Harris duel against getting a double-double of 15 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds, but could not prevent the defeat of the Celtics. While Jeff Green eave contributed 18 points, the power forward Jared Sullinger also achieved a double-double of 11 so many and 12 rebounds, which left him leader of the Celtics in the game under the rings.