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Celtics (30-9) vs. Spurs (20-21)
January 5, 1980
The HemisFair Arena
The Celtics fell to 0-2 in the HemisFair Arena with a loss to the San Antonio Spurs, falling 119-111. In front of the largest Spurs home crowd in the team’s history, the C’s squandered an 11-point fourth quarter lead, finishing 3-3 on their six game road trip. The Spurs scored 18 consecutive fourth quarter points to surge past a tired Celtics squad clearly ready to return home. Even worse, the Celtics were involved in a post-game scuffle that was resolved with Larry Bird and his gym bag.
Bob Ryan’s coverage in the January 6, 1980 edition of the Globe helped put the loss — and ensuing mayhem — in perspective:
It was like sitting in Honolulu and hearing that a tidal wave had just started gathering in Okinawa and was heading your way. You could only hope it would do its crash bit before it hit your front door. But this time it did not.
Here were the Celtics, having four times led by 15 points, and now in possessi...
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Click here to read the original version from yesterday. In the first half last night the Celtics played exactly as you might expect for a team on the road against a quality opponent on night two of a back to back, and they trailed the Hawks by 15 at the break. But it the second half Boston exhibited the same defensive intensity we saw the day before against the Pacers.
After losing to the Boston Celtics at home 102-96 and putting on one of his worst shooting performances of the season at 6-for-26, Carmelo Anthony took his frustrations to the locker room. According to multiple reports, Melo left the court without shaking hands or staying for the Knicks team huddle and went straight towards the Celtics locker room where he waited and was was...
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The San Antonio Spurs sent Nando De Colo once again to the Austin Toros and have now recalled him back after a very brief stint (his second) with the team.
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The fine was announced Monday by Stu Jackson, the league's executive vice president of basketball operations.
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