Originally written November 25, 2012 on Red's Army:
The Celtics hold on in Orlando tonight to beat the Magic 116-110 in OT. Looked like the Celtics would continue their stellar play from Friday night early, but a nightmare 3rd quarter where Boston’s defense vanished and Orlando shot the lights out made this a nail biter. The Green: Rondo came out of the gate on a mission. He had 4 assists in the first 4 minutes of the game, 9 at halftime, and finished with 16 to go w/15 pts & 9 boards. Leandro Barbosa was huge in the first-half. Before getting into foul trouble, he notched 11 points in 4 minutes, including 2 from downtown. He tallied 15 on the night. Offensively, the usual suspects, Truth and KG combined for 47 points and notched big shots down the stretch. Brandon Bass struggled a bit, going 5 of 14 from the floor, but he had 12 boards, 5 of them offensive and a few huge rebounds late in the 4th and OT to keep the C’s in the game. Have to also mention Sully. He continues to shine off the bench. His 6 boards tonight were all on t...
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