Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/16/13
BOSTON - The New Orleans Hornets, a young team starting to find its way, put an end to the Celtics' six-game winning streak with an impressive 90-78 win over Boston Wednesday night. The Hornets, who have suddenly won six of their last seven games, won for the second straight night on the road and also won the battle within the Rivers family, with rookie guard Austin Rivers coming out on top in his first game against his dad, Celtics coach Doc Rivers. The younger Rivers, who shared a hug with his dad before the game, entered with 4:19 left in the first quarter and scored four points in 14:41 of playing time in the first half. He came back in the third quarter and, with mom and family looking on, scored his team's last three points of the quarter. He made a late free throw, finishing with eight points in 22 minutes, his best game in a while. The Hornets were down by 11 points in the first half, but took control of the game in the second half, putting it away with a late 12-0 ru...
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