As Shawn Marion returns from is left calf strain, the Mavericks were able to pull out a big win against a strong Celtics squad. Shawn Marion made his presence felt in the game tonight, Marion went for 11 points, and 13 rebounds on his first game back since injury.
Marion wasn’t the only player on the Mavericks who provided them with key statistics during the game. Brandan Wright got the called into the starting line-up tonight against the Boston Celtics, and boy did he prove himself to coach Carlisle. Shooting 11-16 from the field, Wright was able to score a season high 23-points for Wright, and grabbed 8 rebounds for the Mavericks to give them a boost on the rebounding and scoring edge.
Dirk Nowitzki had another great game tonight, this is the 3rd consecutive game where Nowitzki was able to shoot above 50%. He scored 22 points tonight, one point behind the center, Brandan Wright. Also, Nowitzki grabbed 7 rebounds to help the Mavericks win the rebounding game by 10 (48-38). Maverick were able to beat the Celtics in the offensive rebound game by three (13-10)