The Fab Melo Era in Boston is over before it ever really began.
Jerryd Bayless scored a season-high 30 points and the Memphis Grizzlies weathered a fourth-quarter rally by Boston’s reserves to escape with a 110-106 victory over the Celtics on Saturday night.
The Memphis Grizzlies have won nine straight at home as they get ready to welcome a Boston Celtics team that has dropped three straight. The Celtics, however, have won their last five visits to the FedEx Forum as they try to avoid being swept by the Grizzlies for the first time in 12 years Saturday night.
It might sound crazy, but the Celtics might be better off playing the better teams in the NBA this season.
Tony Allen scored a season-high 15 points to help his current team beat his old one. Then he went down the sideline trading fist-bumps and hugs with his former teammates and coaches.
It’s been a long road back for Celtics guard Avery Bradley, but the comeback trail ends on Wednesday night.
The Celtics may be without point guard Rajon Rondo for the second time in their last three games when they host the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night.
Free agent guard Ray Allen will begin his Free Agency Tour this week, according to TNT’s David Aldridge.
The Memphis Grizzlies did not make a qualifying offer to guard OJ Mayo, meaning he will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.
Kevin Garnett matched his season-high with 24 points to lead the Boston Celtics to their fourth straight win, 98-80 over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday.