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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 Davis totaled 12 for Boston, which ran up a 21-point lead early in the second half, let it to shrink to six and then held on for the win. Al Jefferson scored 34 points and Randy Foye had 21 for...

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. Iverson has 23,749 career points. Rodney Stuckey added 19 for Detroit, which has dropped three out of four. Boston never...

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. He was 10-of-13 from the field overall as part of Boston's 55 percent shooting performance. Rajon Rondo pitched in 24 points, while Kevin Garnett and Glen Davis had 14 each. Boston improved to 23-2 at home this season. Sacramento suffered its seventh straight loss...

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. Dallas faced a double-digit deficit from the 3:09 mark in the first period when Allen sank one of his four three-pointers. The lead swelled to 74-47 by halftime, and 86-51 on a jumper by Kendrick Perkins with 9:02 left in the third period. House went 7-of-11 on three-pointers,...

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 Pierce scored 13 points, Kevin Garnett had 12 points and Radon Rondo contributed 14 assists for Boston, which has won four straight after losing seven of nine overall. Brook Lopez had 28...

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. They improved to 20-2 at home. Kevin Garnett contributed 20 points and Boston got 11 points, seven rebounds and 12 assists from Rajon Rondo. New Jersey was paced by 17 points from Devin Harris, but he turned the ball over six times and...

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. LaMarcus Aldridge added 20, Travis Outlaw 17 and Greg Oden 11 as the Blazers won for the fifth time in seven games. Brandon Roy sat out with a strained right hamstring. Paul Pierce scored a game-high 28 points for the Celtics, losers in three of their last four games after a...

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. Eddie House scored 15 and Paul Pierce had 13 for the Celtics. John Salmons led the...

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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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