Mavs' offense catches up with Big D

After Dirk-less period, scorers complement defense again as streak hits seven in Boston

Updated: February 5, 2011, 4:51 PM ET
By Jeff Caplan | ESPNDallas.com

BOSTON -- Defense wins championships, and the Dallas Mavericks have spent the season talking about it and actually putting it on the floor with a huge assist from Tyson Chandler. But Jason Kidd knows that scoring points along the way makes playing defense a lot more fun.

"We have a pretty good record when we score 100 points," Kidd said.

Friday night's impressive 101-97 win over the Boston Celtics, the Eastern Conference's No. 1 team and the NBA's No. 1 defense, improved Dallas to ...

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