The Dallas Mavericks lost in double overtime 117-115 to the Boston Celtics Wednesday night at the TD Garden. The loss snaps a 3-game win streak for the Mavericks.
Seven Mavericks scored in double-figures, led by O.J. Mayo with 24 points. Darren Collison was next highest for Dallas with 20 points scored. However, Mayo and Collison combined for 14 of the team’s 27 turnovers in the game. “We were right there. We had turnovers that throughout the game killed us. We can’t beat anyone with that many turnovers,” said Mayo after the game.
Shawn Marion scored a double-double in his 45 minutes of play with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Dahntay Jones and Chris Kamon each scored 12 points for Dallas. Derek Fischer and Vince Carter each added 10.
Dallas continues it’s road trip in Toronto on Friday.