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Paul Pierce scored 25 points to help the Boston Celtics snap the Milwaukee Bucks' six-game winning streak, 100-91 on Thursday night.
Kevin Garnett had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Mickael Pietrus scored 13 points for the Celtics, who were playing their seventh game on an eight-game road trip. With Thursday's win, the Celtics improved to 4-3 on the trip.
Brandon Jennings had 19 points for Milwaukee.
It was the Bucks home debut for Monta Ellis, who was acquired along with forward Ekpe Udoh in a trade with the Golden State Warriors last week. Ellis went first in pregame introductions and received a loud ovation.
Ellis scored 13 points on 6 for 18 shooting.
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Paul Pierce has done it again. The Celtics' captain has passed yet another Hall of Famer on the NBA's All-Time Scoring list. On Thursday night, Pierce passed Portland legend Clyde Drexler to reach the 26th spot on the list. Pierce hit the 22,195 point mark midway through the fourth quarter of Thursday's 100-91 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Last season, Pierce was able...
The Boston Celtics played home game after home game to begin the season, but the March road trip loomed like a gallows in the distance, ready and waiting to execute the Celtics in one eight-games-in-13-days stretch. Doc Rivers claimed not to be worried. The road would galvanize his squad, he said, mold it into a cohesive unit, tie it closer at the seams.And here the Celtics have...
Looks like Peaches has a concussion and will spend the night in Philly, but didn't have to be admitted tot he hospital. Usually with concussions, you aren't allowed to fly so it's probably best he stays the night and drives back to Boston tomorrow. Wishing Mickael Pietrus a speedy recovery from all of us at CelticsLife.com!
Encouraging news from C's: Pietrus injury...
Interesting tidbit about Don – Chaney was the only team mate of both Bill Russell AND Larry Bird. Pretty cool, right? Check out Rich Cerasale’s Facebook page for more. Win his autograph TODAY! Read below! Today is former Celtics point guard, Don Chaney’s 66 birthday. To celebrate this day in Boston Celtics history, CLNS Radio [...]
MILWAUKEE, March 23- – In his big debut since being traded from the Warriors to the Bucks, Monta Ellis had a respectable showing last night.
He walked away with 13 points and seven assists and the Bucks walked away with a loss to the Celtics.
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It was a tale of two halves for the Boston Celtics tonight. In the first half, it seemed like the boys in green were motivated to beat their division rival and overtake them for 1st place in the Atlantic Division. But unfortunately for the C’s, the wind was completely taken out of their sails late [...]
The title should really say it all. The Celtics’ Mikael Pietrus took a nasty fall last night while driving the lane in Boston’s 99-86 loss in Philadelphia. With about five minutes to go in the first half, Pietrus drove to the hoop, but was turned away by the 76ers’ Lou Williams. Pietrus fell awkwardly to the floor, slamming his back on the court and snapping his neck back...
I'm still sick to my stomach at the sight of yet another Boston Celtic being wheeled of the court on a stretcher. It was very hard to focus on anything in the 2nd half as a fan-I can't imagine what it was like for the Celtics' players.
The C's came-out strong on offense and especially on defense. They were firing-on all cylinders...
The Celtics will finally add another big man to the roster on Thursday. According to reports from The Boston Globe and Yahoo Sports, Ryan Hollins will be a member of the Boston Celtics on Thursday and should be available to play against the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday. CSNNE reporter A. Sherrod Blakley reported that Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett favored Hollins during the summer...
CLNS Radio’s season-long initiative to cover every Boston Celtics game, continues tonight. As the C’s are now looking to take-hold of the Atlantic Division, CLNS Radio is on the move to Philly. We will have post game tonight, immediately following the game. The Celtics Late Night Show’s Nick Gelso will be joined in Philly with [...]
Ryan Hollins cleared waivers at 2 pm today and reports are that the Celtics are working with him on a contract which could be completed as early as this afternoon. I'll let the tweets tell the rest of the story:
#CelticsTalk: In order to make room for Hollins, #Celtics expected to waive Chris Wilcox.
— A. Sherrod Blakely (@SherrodbCSN) March 22, 2012
Look for Ryan...
Boston Celtics (25-21) at Philadelphia 76ers (26-20)
Friday, March 23
8:00 PM ET
Regular Season Game #47, Road Game #23
TV: ESPN, NBAC, CSN-NE, CSN-P,
Radio: WEEI, WIP
Wells Fargo Center
Referees: Zach Zarba, Marat Kogut, Eric Lewis
This is the second meeting between these two division rivals. The first meeting was also in Philly and ended with a 103...
MILWAUKEE -- With a record of 15-24 two weeks ago and playoff aspirations still alive, it was going to take a very strong stretch in the final 27 games for the Milwaukee Bucks to make the postseason. Then, the Bucks won six in a row and did so in impressive fashion, including back-to-back dominating road wins.
Spirits were high and expectations were growing as new acquisitions Monta...
It might be the better conditioned team, and not necessarily the most talented one, that prevails when the Indiana Pacers and Milwaukee Bucks meet for the first time this season.
With each club concluding a stretch of three games in three nights, the surging Bucks look to avoid a third consecutive loss to the Pacers on Saturday night at the Bradley Center.
One night after its season...