Celtics, Mavs to play in Europe
NEW YORK -- Dallas and Boston will play exhibition games next season in Europe, including a homecoming in Germany for Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki.
The NBA announced Monday that the Mavs will play eight-time German champions Alba Berlin at Berlin's O2 arena on Oct. 6.
The Celtics will open the NBA Europe Live tour Oct. 5 in Istanbul against five-time Turkish champ Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul. Boston will then move to Milan, Italy, to face Italian power EA7 Emporio Armani on Oct. 7.
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