Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 3/22/13
The Mavs spoiled Jason Terry's homecoming. The Celtics had no answer for Brandan Wright in the post, and his season high 23 points paced the Mavs 104-94 wire to wire victory over Boston.  Wright shot 11-16 from the field, including a number of uncontested dunks.  Dirk Nowitzki also scored 22 for Dallas, and Vince Carter chipped in 17 off the bench. Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Brandon Bass had 16 points a piece for the C's. The Mavs jumped out to an early 9-2 1st quarter lead, and never looked back.  Boston managed to keep the game close for much of the first half by going 17-17 from the free throw line, and trailed by just four (47-43) with two minutes to go in the 2nd quarter.  But a pair of Darren Collison FT's and a rainbow three from Nowitzki quickly pushed the Maverick's lead back to 9, and Dallas took a 55-44 advantage into halftime. The two teams played even basketball throughout most of the 3rd quarter, and the Mavs still led by eleven (79-68) entering the 4th.  Seven...
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