Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 2/6/13
Kevin Garnett leads the Celtics past the revamped Raptors 99-95 to extend the winning streak to five. Toronto was a part of the only blockbuster trade that’s gone down so far this season and they acquired the best player in the deal in Rudy Gay. Gay and Demar DeRozan did not waste any time in this game as the high-flying wings scored the Raptors first 10 points. Kevin Garnett also got off to a quick start shooting 3-3 for six points in the first quarter. The Raptors ended the first quarter up 23-20 on the Celtics. The beginning of the second quarter saw some pretty gross ball movement by both squads with neither team having a decent point guard on the floor or a true point on either team. Lots of loose balls and turnovers as guys either weren’t ready for a pass or tried to do too much. Jose Calderon who could have been dealt to Boston after Rajon Rondo went down with the ACL injury, was dealt to Detroit in the Rudy Gay deal. With four minutes left in the first half, Doc Rivers got a
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