Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 2/5/12
The Boston Celtics destroyed the Memphis Grizzlies with a score of 98-70 . The Celtics dominated the game with impressive performances by Kevin Garnett (24 ppoints, 9 rebounds), Rajon Rondo (14 assists) and Paul Pierce (20 points).  The refreshing good news for the Celtics was the play of rookie JaJuan Johnson, who looked very solid in 22 minutes of action (10 points, 4 rebounds). The Celtics also got some help from the bench by Chris Wilcox (12 points, 5 rebounds in just 11 minutes). Both Johnson and Wilcox successfully provided some instant punch from the bench when the team most needed it with Brandon Bass out for this game due to some knee problem. The atmosphere at the Boston Garden was obviously affected by the upcoming Superbowl event. The game started at noon and both teams started out cold. Kevin Garnett was the most active player from the start, being aggressive at both ends of the floor, scoring 4 points in a very short stretch. Rondo slowly got into the game and ...
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