Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 1/14/12
Despite Kevin Garnett having his best game of this young season, the Celtics gave-up too many second-chance points, were inconsistent on defense and lost their 4th straight; going down to the Pacers 97-83 tonight in Indy.  KG (and Pierce) led the Celtics with 21 and went 10 of 19 from the field in 28 minutes of action.  The Celtics tallied 24 points in the 1st quarter and finally came-out with some energy. But Rondo and Ray were non-factors, they turned the ball over 18 times and are now 4-7 with a great Thunder team coming to town on Monday.  John was dead-on in his game preview tonight, guessing the C's would go down 95-78 on the second night of a back-to-back, and also predicting that the C's would need to stop Darren Collison. Unfortunately they didn't, and he scored 17 points to go along with 4 rebounds and 4 assists. When the C's were at their worst in the 3rd, Collison stepped on their necks and put-in 11 of those 17. Neither Rondo nor Avery Bradley could slow him down...
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