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Injured Boston Celtics star Kevin Garnett may miss the NBA playoffs, Coach Doc Rivers said Thursday.
Eddie House hit five 3-pointers in the final period Wednesday and a collection of backup players lifted Boston to a 115-107 victory over Washington. With the defending champion Celtics locked into the second seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs, stars Paul Pierce, Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett were all held out on the final night of the regular season. Glen Davis wound up leading Boston with 21 points and House had 20. Boston will meet Chicago in the opening round of the playoffs after an...
A 21-point effort by Paul Pierce Friday helped the Boston Celtics pull away in the fourth quarter and sweep the season series from Atlanta with a 104-92 win. The Celtics led by as many as 18 points in the final period before a late Atlanta run.
Ray Allen scored 20 points Monday to pace the Boston Celtics to a 90-77 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. Rajon Rondo added 14 points, seven assists and five steals for the Celtics, who won their fourth straight game and remained one game ahead of Orlando for the second seed in the NBA Eastern Conference.
Cleveland forward LeBron James and New Orleans guard Chris Paul were selected the NBA players of the week, the league said Monday. Paul took the honor for the NBA Western Conference and James for the Eastern Conference for their play in games March 16-22. James was second in the Eastern Conference in scoring, averaging 30.3 points per game as the Cavaliers were 4-0 on the week.
Leon Powe enjoyed a career-best effort Friday night in carrying the Boston Celtics to a 102-92 victory over Memphis. Powe scored 30 points, the highest total of his three NBA seasons, and grabbed 11 rebounds.
Paul Pierce scored 29 points Friday night and Boston slowed down LeBron James to bring the Celtics a 105-94 win over Cleveland. Boston (49-14) moved into a virtual tie with Cleveland (48-13) for the best record in the Eastern Conference. Still playing without injured superstar Kevin Garnett, Boston shot 54 percent from the field and piled up 31 assists.
Zach Randolph's layup with 19 seconds to play put Los Angeles in front Wednesday and the Clippers pulled off an unlikely 93-91 victory over Boston. With Kevin Garnett out of action and Paul Pierce in and out of the game with a bruised hand, Boston wilted down the stretch in the finale of a six-game road trip.
A 30-point effort from Paul Pierce Wednesday gave Boston an 89-77 win over New Orleans and spoiled the return of star guard Chris Paul. The Celtics produced an eight-point run in the fourth quarter to break open a close game and hand the Hornets their sixth loss in eight outings. Kevin Garnett added 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Celtics, who lost Ray Allen during the game with a sprained thumb.
Ray Allen made two three-pointers in the final 30 seconds Tuesday to deliver the Boston Celtics a 100-99 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. Allen finished with 23 points.
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