Found March 10, 2013 on
Tip: 1PM Court: Chesapeake Energy Arena Watch it: ABC Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Monty McCutchen, Jason Phillips and Scott Wall
Spread: OKC -10.5
Boston Celtics Tickets
On road: 12-18
At home: 27-4
Streak: Won 5
Streak: Won 4
Buckets: Pierce (18.6 ppg)
Buckets: Kevin Durant (28.5 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (7.8 rpg)
Boards: Durant (7.8 rpg)
Dimes: Pierce (4.6 apg)
Dimes: Russell Westbrook (7.7 apg)
For the Stat Geeks:
For the Stat Geeks:
Offensive Rating: 102.5 (24th NBA)
Offensive Rating: 113.3 (1st NBA)
Defensive Rating: 102.1 (5th NBA)
Defensive Rating: 103.2 (8th NBA)
Pace: 91.4 (18th NBA)
Pace: 93.6 (8th NBA)
The Celtics beat OKC, 108-100, back in November. I may have been a bit premature claiming the win salvaged the season.
Get it to: Paul Pierce
The Truth is having one helluva month – 21.5 ppg, 51% FG, 8.5 rpg, 5.5 apg. We’re going to need every bit of that stat...
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BOSTON, MA – MARCH 8: Paul Pierce #34 of the Boston Celtics waits for the play against the Atlanta Hawks on March 8, 2013 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Video courtesy of the Boston Celtics.
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