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Garnett, Celts Finally Finish Off Feisty Atlanta

Boston earns date with LeBron, Cleveland in the second round

(Newser) - Kevin Garnett had 18 points and 11 rebounds, Paul Pierce scored 22 points, and the Celtics turned back the pesky Atlanta Hawks with a 99-65 victory Sunday in Game 7 of their playoff series, earning a second-round matchup with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Round 2 begins Tuesday night,... More »

Rondo Leads Celtics to Win Over Hawks, 96-77

Boston holds 2-0 series lead

(Newser) - Rajon Rondo outplayed Mike Bibby and helped the Boston Celtics silence Atlanta and its blustery point guard. Bibby was booed every time he touched the ball after shooting 4-for-17 from the field in the first two games. Kevin Garnett had 19 points and 10 rebounds, while Rondo added 12 points,... More »

Sixers Can't Overcome Slow Start Vs. Celtics

Red-hot Boston snaps Philly's four-game winning streak

(Newser) - Boston blazed out to a 15-0 lead and never looked back in a 100-86 win in front of a sold-out crowd in Philadelphia, its ninth consecutive victory. The Celtics pushed the Sixers into a mostly perimeter offense in which they shot 32% and had only 11 points on the fast... More »

Celts Stake Claim as East's Best

Boston pulls away late to clinch playoff spot, gain ground over rival Detroit in 90-78 win

(Newser) - The Celtics became the first NBA team this season to clinch a playoff spot and gained a tiebreaker against their closest rivals—all in a 90-78 win over the Pistons. Detroit went down 17-3 early, clawed their way back to 78-77 after a Richard Hamilton three following a technical foul... More »

Celts Win Battle of the Battered

With both teams minus two starters, Boston tops Indiana 104-97

(Newser) - With two of their frontcourt disabled, and a third in foul trouble, the injury-stricken Celtics topped the equally short-handed Pacers, 104-97. Paul Pierce carried the team with 28 points and 12 boards, and breakout bench star Leon Powe added 16 and 9 in the win. Indiana was missing forward Jermaine... More »

Big Night for Boston's Big Baby

Rookie Davis shines in first career start as Celts drop Kings, 90-78

(Newser) - With Boston center Kendrick Perkins sidelined by a freak bedroom accident, rookie Glen "Big Baby" Davis made the most of his first career start, helping the Celtics protect a perfect home record against the Kings. Davis had 16 points and 9 rebounds, statistically outperforming his frontcourt mate, Kevin Garnett.... More »

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