Here are the scores, updates, and results of the NBA 2020-2021 regular season match between the Dallas Mavericks (DAL) and the Boston Celtics (BOS) on April 1, 2021 (All times are in Philippine Standard Time) at TD Garden.
Luka Doncic led the Dallas Mavericks to win against the Celtics squad with a phenomenal performance. The player from Europe tallied 36 big points along with 8 rebounds and 5 assists. Doncic also went efficient on most of his shots as he managed to drop 11 out of his 15 attempts within the floor, 7 of them were coming from outside the three-point line.
Jalen Brunson also had an excellent game for the Mavericks, scoring 21 points in 8-10 shooting. Additionally, Porzingis, the big man from Latvia, scored 19 points while grabbing 8 rebounds and dropped 3 three-pointers.
The Mavericks were controlling most of the game, leading as much as 23 points in the third quarter. But, the Celtics cut the lead to single digits in the last quarter. However, the Mavericks still maintained their lead and still had the last laugh against the Celtics despite having 6 of their 16 turnovers within the last quarter of the game.
“I thought when things got a little hairy down the stretch, the great thing we did was keep our poise,” the Head coach of the Mavericks shared. “We were able to get fouled, make free throws and get a key basket when we needed,” Carlisle added.
Meanwhile, the Boston Celtics’ losing streak continued to grow as they got defeated by the Doncic-led-Mavericks team.
Jayson Tatum was all out in this game, scoring 25 points and grabbed 9 rebounds. Tatum also stole 3 possessions from the Mavericks knowing that he had a rough game. He only hit 10 of his 24 attempts from the field, 8 of them were three-point field goal attempts where he only managed to sink one of them.
Jaylen Brown added 24 points, 4 rebounds and 4 steals for the Celtics while shooting 9-17 from the field in 37 minutes of playtime.
The Mavericks will rise to 25-21 while the Celtics fall down to 23-25.
Mavericks vs Celtics
Quarters: 30-25; 34-20; 26-28; 23-35
Mavericks (113) – Doncic 36, Brunson 21, Porzingis 19, Finney-Smith 11, Richardson 8.
Kings (106) – Tatum 25, Brown 24, Walker 22, Smart 17, Pritchard 8