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2009-02-01 15:36:38

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. Ray Allen added 22 points, Tony Allen had 14 and Glen

2009-01-30 21:33:30

Kevin Garnett scored 22 points Friday in pacing the Boston Celtics to their 10th consecutive victory -- 86-78 over Detroit. The Celtics won their fifth straight road contest, getting 20 points from Paul Pierce and 12 assists from Rajon Rondo. Detroit's Allen Iverson scored 19 points, moving him into 16th place on NBA the all-time scoring list ahead of Charles Barkley.

2009-01-28 21:56:59

Eddie House hit 8-of-9 three-point attempts and totaled 28 points Wednesday, carrying Boston to a 119-110 decision over Sacramento. House's point total was a season high and helped the Celtics pick up their ninth straight victory.

2009-01-25 15:41:28

Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen and Eddie House each scored 23 points Sunday, fueling the Boston Celtics' 124-100 rout of the Dallas Mavericks. Boston raced out to a 38-23 lead after the first period and never looked back.

2009-01-17 15:08:15

Ray Allen led a game-opening 8-2 Boston run Saturday and the Celtics stayed well ahead the rest of the way, crushing the New Jersey Nets 105-85. Allen had nine of his 25 points during the early surge, leading Boston to its seventh consecutive win over the Nets. The Celtics were ahead 68-39 at halftime. Paul

2009-01-14 21:56:26

Paul Pierce was one of six Boston players in double figures with 22 points Wednesday, leading the Celtics to a 118-86 blasting of New Jersey. After losing four in a row, the Celtics have regained some of their early-season form with three straight victories.

2009-01-09 21:40:00

LeBron James, responding to the challenge posed by the defending NBA champions, scored 38 points Friday in leading the Cleveland Cavaliers past Boston 98-83. It was the fourth time this season James has scored at least 38 and it came in one of the highlight contests to date in the NBA season. Boston appeared headed for the best record in the Eastern Conference this year when it put together a franchise-record 19-game winning streak, but the Celtics have lost seven times in their lasts nine...

2008-12-31 01:05:49

Steve Blake scored 21 points and the Portland Trail Blazers hit their foul shots in the final minute Tuesday to seal a 91-86 win over the Boston Celtics. Blake's total included hitting 5-of-7 from three-point range.

2008-12-28 22:58:50

Kevin Garnett had 21 points and 11 rebounds Sunday night to lead Boston in a 108-63 rout of Sacramento and the Celtics snapped a two-game losing streak. Garnett managed his big numbers in just 23 minutes on the floor, as the Celtics jumped out to an early lead and a cold-shooting Sacramento fell further behind as the game wore on. Ray Allen connected on 7-of-8 shots from the field and scored 19 for Boston.

2008-12-27 00:21:37

Stephen Jackson fueled an astounding fourth-quarter comeback Friday that gave the Golden State Warriors an improbable 99-89 victory over Boston. The defending champion Celtics had won a franchise-record 19 straight games before falling Christmas Day to the Los Angeles Lakers. Instead of resuming their winning ways against a team that had won only eight games all season, the Celtics found themselves with their first losing streak of the campaign. Boston's two losses in as many days equaled the...


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.