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Re: Celtics - regular season game thread

Postby Tom Nolette » Thu Apr 04, 2013 4:19 am

Record: 39-36 Next Game: Friday, April 5 Cleveland Cavaliers 7:30 p.m.

Celtics hold off Pistons to secure playoff berth

BOSTON — The Boston Celtics, fighting their way through an injury-filled season that included losing Rajon Rondo and rookie Jared Sullinger for the season, clinched a playoff spot Wednesday night with a 98-93 victory over the staggering Detroit Pistons. The Boston win, along with the Philadelphia 76ers’ loss at Charlotte, ...

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Re: Celtics - regular season game thread

Postby Tom Nolette » Sat Apr 06, 2013 5:37 am

Record: 39-37
Next Game: Sunday, April 7 Washington Wizards 6:00 p.m.

Thompson helps Cavs snap 10-game skid with victory over Celtics

BOSTON — The Cleveland Cavaliers, taking advantage of the absence of both Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, got a career-high 29 points and 17 rebounds from Tristan Thompson and ended a 10-game losing streak by beating the Boston Celtics 97-91 Friday night at TD Bank Garden. Thompson had 21 and ...

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Re: Celtics - regular season game thread

Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Apr 08, 2013 6:11 am

Record: 40-37
Next Game: Wednesday, April 10 Brooklyn Nets 8:00 p.m

NBA: Garnett, Pierce return in Celtics' win

BOSTON (AP) — Brandon Bass scored 20 points and the Boston Celtics, helped by the return of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, beat the Washington Wizards 107-96 Sunday night.

Bass missed his season high by just two points and led the Celtics with eight points in the third quarter, when they hit 75 percent of their shots, outscored Washington 31-19 and stretched a 56-52 halftime lead to 87-71.

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Re: Celtics - regular season game thread

Postby Tom Nolette » Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:34 am

Record: 40-38
Next Game: Friday, April 12 @ Miami Heat 7:30 p.m.

Brooklyn features scoring balance in victory over Celtics
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BOSTON — Deron Williams scored 29 points and dished out 12 assists, Brook Lopez added 21 points, and Joe Johnson added 20 points as the Brooklyn Nets overcame a sluggish start before pulling away from the Boston Celtics for a 101-93 victory Wednesday night. The Nets won their third game ...

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Re: Celtics - regular season game thread

Postby Tom Nolette » Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:34 am

Record: 40-39
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Heat at home with Big 3 back in lineup, top Celtics

MIAMI — Friday’s lessons at AmericanAirlines Arena: When the Miami Heat want to be good, they can be very, very good. And they’ve been very, very good at home all season. Compensating for a ragged first quarter with an overwhelming second period, the Heat tied the franchise record for home ..

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Re: Celtics - regular season game thread

Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:53 am

Record: 41-39
Next Game: Tuesday, April 16 Indiana Pacers 8:00 p.m.

NBA: Celtics lock up East's 7th seed

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Courtney Lee scored 20 points and Jeff Green added 17 as the Boston Celtics cruised to a 120-88 victory over the Orlando Magic on Saturday night.

The win locked up the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference for Boston, which never trailed in beating Orlando for the eighth straight time.

All five Celtics starters reached double figures, with Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce scoring 14 and 12 points, respectively, after sitting out Friday against Miami

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Re: Celtics - regular season game thread

Postby Tom Nolette » Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:58 am

Record: 41-30
Next Game: Playoff
Celtics finish seventh seed in the Eastern Conference and will meet the Atlantic division-rival New York Knicks in the first round of the playoffs
At NY on Saturday , April 20

NBA: Celtics fall in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) — After an emotional few days, the Boston Celtics got back to basketball Wednesday night. Next up will be preparing for the playoffs.

DeMar DeRozan scored 24 points, Rudy Gay had 19 points and nine rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors routed the Celtics 114-90 to finish their season with five straight wins.

Wearing a black stripe on their jerseys, the Celtics played for the first time since Monday's bomb attack near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Players from both teams gathered at midcourt before tip-off to observe a moment of silence.

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