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Boston Celtics reserve forward Leon Powe will miss the remainder of the NBA playoffs because of a knee injury, The Boston Globe reported Tuesday. The Celtics already are playing without star forward Kevin Garnett, who likely will also miss the rest of the defending champions' playoff run.
Boston Celtics reserve forward Leon Powe will miss the remainder of the NBA playoffs because of a knee injury, The Boston Globe reported Tuesday. The Celtics already are playing without star forward Kevin Garnett, who likely will also miss the rest of the defending champions' playoff run. Boston and the Chicago Bulls are tied 1-1 in their first-round playoff match-up.
Paul Pierce delivered 21 of his 36 points in the fourth period and overtime Wednesday, pushing Boston to a 112-108 decision over Miami. The Celtics clinched the Atlantic Division title for the second straight year, although they continued to play without a significant segment of their roster. Ray Allen was out with an elbow injury, superstar Kevin Garnett missed his 13th consecutive game with a knee strain and Leon Powe did not play because of a sore knee. Pierce, however, carried the load...
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.
Matt Harpring and Deron Williams made key jump shots down the stretch Thursday night to finish off a rally and give the Utah Jazz a 90-85 victory over Boston. In addition to losing a 12-point, third-quarter lead and the game, the Celtics saw superstar Kevin Garnett leave the court with a knee injury in the second quarter.
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.
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.
BOSTON (Sports Network) - The Boston Celtics and free agent forward Brian Scalabrine have apparently agreed to terms on a five-year contract. The Boston Herald reported that the deal is for just under $15 million, but it cannot become official until the free agent signing period begins on July 22.
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