Found March 09, 2012 on PRO HOOPS CENTRAL:
After being beaten up and having their lunch money stolen at the hands of the Philadelphia 76ers in a 103-71 loss on Wednesday night, the Boston Celtics would take out their frustrations on the Portland Trail Blazers Friday night as they won 104-86, in a game that was not nearly as close as the final score indicates. Boston would hold a 43 point lead at one point over their visitors in the third and ended the quarter on top with an 88-54 advantage, before they allowed their opponents to make the final box somewhat more respectable in the final 12 minutes of play.  Ray Allen and Paul Pierce led the Celtics attack as each knocked down 22 points in the victory. Portland All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge would also tally 22 points for the game, but he would get far too little support from the rest of the roster for his team to have any hope at a victory in Boston. The game would start and remain close for much of the opening period, however during the last five minutes of action the C...
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