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NBA: Dirk Nowitzki inspires Dallas Mavericks to win over Boston Celtics

Dallas Mavericks 89 Boston Celtics 73

DALLAS, TX - FEBRUARY 20: Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks dribbles the ball past Mickael Pietrus #28 of the Boston Celtics at American Airlines Center on February 20, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
DALLAS, TX - FEBRUARY 20: Avery Bradley #0 of the Boston Celtics takes a shot against Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on February 20, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
DALLAS, TX - FEBRUARY 20: Ray Allen #20 of the Boston Celtics takes practice shots in front of the scoreboard before a game against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on February 20, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki hit the top 20 on the NBA all-time career scoring list last night as his team beat the Boston Celtics 89-73 at the American Airlines Center.

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The Mavericks next game is home against the Lakers while Boston play at Oklahoma City before the All-Star break on Wednesday.

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