Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Paul Pierce scored 34 points and the Boston Celtics needed two overtimes to beat the Dallas Mavericks, 117-115, on Wendesday.
Rajon Rondo added 16 points, 15 assists and nine rebounds for the Celtics, who have won two in a row. Kevin Garnett and Jeff Green tallied 16 and 15 points, respectively.
O.J. Mayo ended with 24 points to pace the Mavericks, who had a three-game winning streak snapped. Darren Collison donated 20 points and Shawn Marion had 16 points and 11 boards.