With a veteran core, the Boston Celtics knew they would likely be celebrating a few milestones throughout the season. On Wednesday night, they celebrated two of them.
Kevin Garnett scored 12 points, passing Jerry West for 15th on the NBA’s career scoring list, and Paul Pierce joined him among the top 20 scorers in league history with 15 points as the Boston Celtics beat the Toronto Raptors 112-88 on Wednesday night.
Jason Terry hasn’t had a great start to his Boston Celtics career, but he deserves an assist that won’t show up in the box score of Wednesday night’s 99-96 win over the Toronto Raptors.
Kevin Garnett turned in a vintage performance on Wednesday night propelling the Celtics to a 99-95 win over the Toronto Raptors — the team’s fifth straight W.
Kevin Garnett scored a season-high 27 points with 10 rebounds, Paul Pierce had 12 points and 11 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics won their fifth straight game by beating the Toronto Raptors 99-95.
While the Boston Celtics have their new-look squad rolling, they face a tough test Wednesday night against another new-look team in the Toronto Raptors.
Jason Terry scored 20 points and Rajon Rondo tied his season high with 20 assists as Boston beat Toronto 107-89 on Saturday.
Rajon Rondo’s status is uncertain for Saturday, when the Celtics look for a ninth consecutive home victory over Toronto.
DeMar DeRozan scored 13 of his 22 points in the third quarter and made four pivotal free throws down the stretch as the short-handed Toronto Raptors held off the Boston Celtics 84-79 Friday night.
The short-handed Toronto Raptors had their point guard bloodied and their interior defense soundly beaten their last time out. One can only imagine a motivated Rajon Rondo’s eagerness, then, as he leads the resurgent Boston Celtics into Air Canada Centre for Friday night’s game.
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