Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 1/11/13
The Celtics let a 17 point deficit dwindle down to two but Kevin Garnett & Paul Pierce  refused to let this game slip through their fingers. KG dropped 11 of his 17 in the fourth and Paul Pierce landed a big lay-up plus the foul as the Captain would lead the team with 23 points, as the Celtics win their 5th straight, with a 103-91 victory. The Green: The Bench. After a hot start to the first, the Celtics cooled off and it wasn’t looking so hot.  The Rockets went off on a 13-0 run and to make matters worse both Paul Pierce & Avery Bradley were sent to the bench early after picking up two quick fouls. But the entire bench stepped up big time tonight. Jared Sullinger was great in the post  and on the offensive glass as he got all 14 points in the first half, most of it on put backs as he was great on the boards, as you can see below, grabbing offensive boards with four Rockets around him. It was also Courtney Lee with his shooting (4-of-6 in the first half) and his defense on J...
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