Found January 27, 2013 on Celtics Life:
The Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 100-98 CelticsLife Game Recap ESPN Boxscore Player Grades: I grade on a curve! Kevin Garnett: 24 Points, 11 Rebounds KG had another great game today, as per usual against the Heat. He was a presence down low, and really carried a major load for the Celtics offensively. He rebounded well, and played his normal stellar defense. He came up big in the clutch as well. Still great to see him going strong. A Jared Sullinger: 7 Points, 4 Rebounds Sullinger's impact in the boxscore wasn't amazing, but he added a good deal of toughness to the game. He played some physical defense, but he didn't do as great a job on the boards as usual. It was a solid effort from the rookie. B Paul Pierce: 17 Points, 13 Rebounds, 10 Assists Pierce had a great game today. He had a triple-double in Rondo's absence, and really guided the team emotionally. He did some tough work on the boards and played solid defense (although spotty at times). His shoot...
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