(not including last night’s game)
■When, where: Tonight, 8, at TD Garden.
■TV, radio: CSN, ESPN, WEEI (850, 93.7).
■Scoring: Dirk Nowitzki 19.0, Jason Terry 14.3, Vince Carter 8.9.
■Rebounds: Brendan Haywood 6.4, Nowitzki 5.2, Shawn Marion 5.2.
■Assists: Jason Kidd 4.5, Terry 3.9, Delonte West 3.1.
■Head to head: This is the first of two meetings. The Celtics went 0-2 against Dallas last season.
■Miscellany: Kidd has been out of the lineup since injuring his back in Friday’s loss to San Antonio. He is not expected to play tonight . . . Free agent forward Yi Jianlian signed with the Mavericks last week and was scheduled to debut last night against Detroit.