February 1, 2009
NBA: Boston 109, Minnesota 101
Paul Pierce led the Boston Celtics to their 11th straight victory Sunday, scoring 36 points in a 109-101 decision over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
The Celtics played without forward Kevin Garnett, a former Minnesota star, who was out with the flu.
Al Jefferson scored 34 points and Randy Foye had 21 for the Timberwolves, losers of three straight games.