Posted April 09, 2012 on AP on Fox
Much was made about the Boston Celtics' easy win over the Miami Heat just over a week ago. A repeat performance, however, could be hard to come by with the next matchup coming in South Beach. Surging Boston tries for an eighth win in 10 games Tuesday night against a Heat team that's been nearly unbeatable at home. The Celtics (32-24) have used a 7-2 run to climb into first place in the Atlantic Division, with the most notable of those wins coming 91-72 over Miami (40-15) on April 1. Rajon Rondo posted 16 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds for Boston, which limited the Heat to a season-worst 34.8 percent shooting and their lowest scoring output of 2011-12. "We'll be better prepared," LeBron James said. "They beat us. They dominated us in that game. But we'll be better prepared." The Celtics followed that victory with back-to-back losses to San Antonio and Chicago before winning 86-72 at Indiana on Saturday and 103-79 over division-rival Philadelphia the following night. "We kno...
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