Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 3/8/13
Jeff Green rattled in a huge three pointer, then made a key steal in overtime as Boston was able to slip past Atlanta tonight, 107-102.  Trailing 98-96 with 2:38 to go in OT, Green's corner 3 landed short, bounced high in the air, rolled around the rim a couple times, and fell through.  Soon after Green made strip on Josh Smith in a tie game, leading to a three from Jason Terry that gave Boston the lead for good (105-102) with 37 seconds remaining. Paul Pierce got off to a fast start, scoring 11 points on 4-5 shooting (2-2 3PT) in the first quarter, including a spectacular "and one" on a continuation call.  Kevin Garnett also hit his second three pointer of the season in the period, his first coming in Indiana on Wednesday.  It's the only time KG has ever hit threes in consecutive games as a Celtic.  Boston led 28-26 after one, and 52-47 at the half.  The margin stayed right around 5 for most of the third, and the Celtics took a 72-68 advantage into the final frame. The C's used a...
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