The Celtics took a 9 point lead into the half, but with about two and a half minutes to go in the third, the C’s hit the gas and left the Raptors in the rear view mirror. They crushed the Raps 112-88 for their 10th straight home win. The Celtics bench was a giant part of the blowout, outscoring the Raptors bench 58-29.
Paul Pierce had a nice return from his day off, doing a little bit of everything with 15 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists.
Jeff Green was pretty good tonight, I’d say. Check out this stat line: 20 points (7-14 fg, 1-2 3pt, 5-5 ft), 6 reb, 3 ast, 2 stl, 1 blk.
Brandon Bass did a nice job early being aggressive. He tailed off a bit in the second half, but he was very important early on. I think the 5-5 from the line shows he was attacking, and the 2 block and 5 rebounds show he was helping on D.
Jason Terry was distributing the ball nicely with a team-high 7 assists. That went nicely with his 12 points on 4-6 shooting.
Jordan Crawford did a nice job t...