Found January 10, 2013 on Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.:
With an ugly win over Phoenix last night, the Celtics are now back above .500. I expected this to happen. The Celtics won't go down. They didn't have a huge scorer last night, but I guess you could give that honor to Terry or Green. Today's USOTN goes to the 12 steals recorded by the Celtics. The Celtics average just 8.7 steals per game, but seemed to just dominate last night. The Suns had just 5, which means that the Celtics must still be improving their ability to take care of the ball. As always, if there was a stat that should've been picked leave a comment. This one was hard to find. There's not a lot besides that the Celtics just won another game. It was against a weak team and it should've been a blowout. But, I'll take it. At least now they have a winning record. Their next game is tomorrow at 7:30 pm ET. They will be hosting the Rockets.
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