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Celtics Beat Nets 105-94 in Playoff Tune-Up

Boston prepares for first-round matchup with Atlanta

(Newser) - Second-stringer Leon Powe scored a career-high 27 points, adding 11 rebounds for his sixth career double-double, and the Boston bench helped beat the New Jersey Nets 105-94 Wednesday night while the Celtics starters took it easy in their final tune-up before the playoffs. Tony Allen scored 18 for Boston, which... More »

Celtics Top Bobcats Without Big Three

Stars don't play, but Powe helps Boston clinch home-court

(Newser) - Even without the Big Three, the Boston Celtics had enough firepower to make history. Leon Powe had 22 points and nine rebounds, leading a makeshift lineup of Celtics who were never threatened in a 101-78 win over the Charlotte Bobcats last night that not only clinched home-court advantage throughout the... More »

Heat Hit A New Low

Miami scores fewest baskets in history as Boston's backups romp, 88-62

(Newser) - In a season of ignominy, Miami reached a new level of embarrassment, setting the modern NBA record for fewest baskets scored with 17 in an 88-62 loss in Boston. After jetting to a 27-4 advantage early, the league-leading Celtics trotted out their backups for much of the rest of the... 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 »

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