Found February 22, 2013 on Celtics Life:
No KG? No problem! This game wasn’t fun to watch if you are a Suns fan, and the forums showed. Jeff Green started at center for the C’s and had his way with them. The Suns fans were out in full quirkiness with their unabashed sorrow for their awful team. The only thing they got jacked up for was when the Morris’s bro and Garrett got some PT…. oh the good ‘ol days of getting excited about scrubs getting in (I’m looking at you Scal). Top Three:  1) These isos for Jermaine weren't very efficient when he was in his prime and they haven’t gotten better as he’s calcified. 2) The Gorilla outscored Beasley. As did the kid who mops the sweat off the floor. 3) Awful play for the Suns, our commentators are more focused on ugly shoes and howie long. Play of the Game: (On pretty much any play Jeff made all night)  Green is abusing us. The Full Slate:  Resting Garnett? That is quite insulting. Sick 'em Dragic! Tough to tell Kieff and Marcus apart one walked right next to me, and I g...
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