Found November 13, 2012 on Celtics 24/7:
The Celtics started out the new season with two straight losses, but they’ve bounced back and won four of their last five ahead of Wednesday’s home game against the Utah Jazz. Who have been the key contributors to the cause so far? You’ve got to start with Paul Pierce, who’s really taken over and become the nightly scoring threat we were accustomed to seeing. Pierce is averaging a team-best 20.8 points per game and is also chipping elsewhere, averaging 6.8 rebounds, 3.3 assists, and 1.50 steals per contest as well. Then there’s his trusty old pal, Kevin Garnett, who continues to be effective despite a dip in minutes. KG is averaging 16.0 points and 8.7 rebounds so far this season and continues to play some of the NBA’s best defense in the post. Plus, Garnett’s tenacity and intensity rubs off on his teammates and makes them all more involved as well. The final part of the new Big Three is Rajon Rondo, and he keeps making play after play. Rondo not only is averaging 14.7...
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