Latest 2007–08 Boston Celtics season Stories
The Boston Celtics became the first team in NBA history to open the season with a 27-2 record Tuesday when they beat Philadelphia 110-91. Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo each scored 18 points to help the Celtics post a franchise-record 19th consecutive win. The 1966-67 Sixers and 1969-70 Knicks each started the season with 26-2 marks, but only the Celtics won their 29th game.
Rajon Rondo had 25 points, nine rebounds and eight assists Monday to pace the Boston Celtics 100-91 over Utah for their 15th straight win. Kevin Garnett added 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Celtics, whose current winning streak is the fourth-best in team history and best since an 18-game run in the 1981-82 season. Kendrick Perkins added 15 points and 14 rebounds for the Celtics, who at 23-2 matched the best 25-game start in NBA history.
A 28-point effort from Paul Pierce and a dominating defensive show Friday led the Boston Celtics to their 14th straight victory -- 94-82 over New Orleans. The Celtics have put together their fourth-longest win streak ever and are just four short of tying the franchise record, set 26 years ago. Boston is 22-2 for the season, the best start in franchise history.
Paul Pierce and Ray Allen both scored 22 points Thursday and Boston pulled away in the fourth quarter to win its 13th straight game -- 122-88 over Washington. The Celtics are in the midst of their longest winning streak since capturing 14 in a row en route to the NBA title in the 1985-86 season. Boston
Ray Allen scored 19 points and the Boston Celtics put together a run just before halftime Friday before pulling away for a 93-78 win over Portland. The Celtics have won 11 straight games.
Rajon Rondo delivered Boston's first triple-double in two seasons Wednesday and sent the Celtics to their 10th straight win -- 114-96 over Indiana. Rondo scored 16 points, collected 13 rebounds and handed out 17 assists.
Paul Pierce scored 19 points Saturday, pacing Boston to an 89-84 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats for the Celtics' eighth straight win. Kendrick Perkins added 15 points and 12 rebounds for the Celtics, who have beaten the Bobcats three straight times.
Ray Allen scored 23 points Friday and Boston blew the game open in the second quarter en route to a 102-78 decision over Philadelphia. The Celtics won their seventh straight and improved the best record in the Eastern Conference to 15-2. Boston expanded a six-point lead after one period into an 18-point cushion at halftime.
Rajon Rondo ignited a third-quarter surge Wednesday that rallied Boston to a 119-111 win over Golden State. The Celtics have won six in a row and improved their season mark to 14-2, best in the Eastern Conference. The Warriors, playing the third game of a five-game road trip, outscored the Celtics by
Paul Pierce had 22 points and eight rebounds Tuesday to lead Kevin Garnett-less Boston to a 110-101 victory over New York. Garnett sat out after being suspended for hitting Milwaukee's Andrew Bogut during Boston's overtime win Saturday. The one-game suspension cost Garnett upward of $200,000.
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