Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/25/14
By Dave Del Grande, Sports Xchange OAKLAND, Calif. – The Golden State Warriors took advantage of Rajon Rondo's absence and uncharacteristically poor performances by Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to run away from the Boston Celtics early en route to a 101-83 victory Saturday night at Oracle Arena. In completing a Philadelphia-Boston sweep on back-to-back nights on the home court, the Warriors tied a franchise record with a 12th win in December. Only the 1961-62 Philadelphia Warriors previously had accomplished the feat. Few, if any, were easier than this. Stephen Curry swished four 3-pointers among 22 points and David Lee recorded yet another 20-plus night with an even 20 as the Warriors ran their record to 12-4 in the month and 13-2 overall against Eastern Conference competition this season. Coming off a 106-77 drubbing at the hands of the Clippers in Los Angeles, the Celtics weren't much more competition two nights later, clearly missing Rondo, who said he bruised...
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