Originally written on Red's Army  |  Last updated 1/27/13
Tip: 1PM     Court: TD Garden     Watch it: ABC    Hear it: WEEI Referees: Danny Crawford, Mark Lindsay and Gary Zielinski Spread: MIA -4.0 Boston Celtics Tickets The Matchup Record: 20-23 Record: 28-12 At home: 13-9 On road: 10-9 Streak: Lost 6 Streak: Won 4 Leaders Leaders Buckets: Pierce (18.8 ppg) Buckets: LeBron James (26.4 ppg) Boards: Garnett (7.2 rpg) Boards: James (8.1 rpg) Dimes: Rondo (11.1 apg) Dimes: James (7.1 apg) For the Stat Geeks: For the Stat Geeks: Offensive Rating: 101.9 (27th NBA) Offensive Rating: 111.5 (2nd NBA) Defensive Rating: 103.4 (9th NBA) Defensive Rating: 105.2 (12th NBA) Pace: 91.2 (19th NBA) Pace: 91.2 (20th NBA) Last time The Heat beat the Celtics 120-107 in the season opener. The Celtics bench was awful and LeBron James practically scored a point per minute. The best player in green that night? Brandon Bass. This time Get it to: Rajon Rondo He’s still the key to beating Miami. Push the tempo, penetrate in the ha...
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