Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 4/12/13
MIAMI - The Boston Celtics traveled to Miami Friday to face the Heat in a crucial game.  Unfortunately, the Celtics could not get the job done, and they lost the game 109-101. Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce sat out for Boston.  Garnett because of a left ankle inflammation, and Pierce because of a sore left ankle.  For the Heat, Shane Battier and Udonis Haslem were inactive. The Celtics got off to a roaring start in the first quarter.  Jeff Green was the high-man with eight points, with Jordan Crawford right behind him with six points.  Avery Bradley chipped in five points in the quarter.  At the end of the first quarter, the Celtics led 27-17.   Just as Boston fans were excited and hyped about their team's first quarter performance, the Heat answered the pressure and scored 41 points.  The Celtics scored just 21 points.  Ray Allen and LeBron James took over this quarter.  Allen scored eight points, while James scored six points.  Dwyane Wade also scored six points in the quarter. At ...
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