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Tip: 8PM Court: Toyota Center Watch it: CSN Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Tom Washington, David Jones and Haywoode Workman
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On road: 4-5
At home: 8-5
Streak: Won 2
Streak: Won 1
Buckets: Pierce (19.9 ppg)
Buckets: James Harden (25.00 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (7.1 rpg)
Boards: Omir Asik (11.6 rpg)
Dimes: Rondo (12.9 apg)
Dimes: Jeremy Lin (6.1 apg)
For the Stat Geeks:
For the Stat Geeks:
Offensive Rating: 103.9 (15th NBA)
Offensive Rating: 106.3 (11th NBA)
Defensive Rating: 103.1 (9th NBA)
Defensive Rating: 106.9 (22nd NBA)
Pace: 92.3 (12th NBA)
Pace: 96.6 (1st NBA)
The Celtics beat the Rockets, 97-92, back in March. According to my recap, they resembled the Walking Dead and the game was the ugliest overtime thriller imaginable.
Get it to: Rajon Rondo
Houston is allowing a league worst 104 ppg. Opposing teams shoot 46% and 38% ...
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Rondo with the gorgeous assist.
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