Boston Celtics defeat Dallas Mavericks, 94-90

DALLAS - The Celtics messed with Texas and got away with it.

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They tamed the Texas triangle by defeating the Mavericks, 94-90, last night at sold-out American Airlines Center.

The Texas triangle - consecutive games against San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas - is often the toughest part of an NBA schedule. Even so, the Celtics became the first team to beat the three Texas teams consecutively since Sacramento in 2001. It was also the first time Bos...