Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 1/5/13
If the Boston Celtics do in fact go on to great things this season, tonight's game in Atlanta will featured prominently on the team's Championship DVD. They fell down early, fought their asses off to get back into the game, and suffocated the Hawks, holding them to an incredible 28 second half points. The Celtics pulled out the 89-81 victory, despite falling down by as many as nineteen points late in the 2nd quarter. They were led by Paul Pierce's all-around phenomenal effort (26 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists) and Rajon Rondo's 2nd triple double of the season (14 points, 11 boards and 10 dimes). Of course the Green must find away to reach this level on a more consistent basis (they've yet to win even three straight games this season), but the past two games will hopefully quiet down those who think it's time to break up the core. It's not folks. Long way to go, but the past two games are a hell of a start. Here's how it all went down. The defensive momentum the Celtics built ...
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