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January 12, 2009 - 2:58 pm
OT WRAP: In one of the most hard-fought regular season NBA games you will ever see the Celtics completed a back-to-back sweep of the Toronto Raptors . It took overtime, it took 50 minutes and 39 points out of Paul Pierce , but the Celtics got it done. The recap is here . Much more to follow. -- No...
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January 12, 2009 - 2:34 pm
A day before being introduced as one of the Boston Red Sox newest pitchers, John Smoltz received his first standing ovation in Beantown. The TD BankNorth Garden rocked as Smoltz was announced during the Boston Celtics-Toronto Raptors game. "Somebody told me they've got great sports teams here,"...
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January 12, 2009 - 2:24 pm
Hey look, who's back. Jess is tracking a story down right now I'll be your guide through the fourth. FOURTH QUARTER WRAP: A long rebound. That's all the separated the Celtics from a huge win in regulation. Give the Raptors credit though. They could have packed it in and they took every shot the...
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January 12, 2009 - 1:56 pm
The Celtics have some work to do in the second half. Toronto's deep bench played very well in the second quarter, shooting 7-for-12 and scoring 25 points, while keeping the starters on the bench for the most part. Toronto, which is one of the worst rebounding teams in the league also owned 23-16...
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January 12, 2009 - 1:11 pm
At the half ... Raptors 54, Celtics 45 For Paul's first quarter recap, click here . - Doc's going with Pierce and the bench to start the second quarter. Interesting that Pierce, who was questionable for tonight's game (knee), is still on the court and showing no hesitation driving hard to the hoop...
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January 12, 2009 - 12:39 pm
Greetings from the Garden where the Celtics host the Toronto Raptors on the back-end of their home and home series. The home and home is a curious thing, is it not? A friend of mine who knows nothing about basketball wondered if the two teams flew back together from Toronto after the game yesterday...
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January 12, 2009 - 12:38 pm
Over 600 Boston Celtics fans donated their tickets for members of the U.S. Armed Services to attend Monday night's Celtics-Toronto Raptors game. In partnership with the Massachusetts Army National Guard, the second annual Seats for Soldiers provides an opportunity for soldiers and their families to...
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January 12, 2009 - 11:40 am
Boston Celtics starting center Kendrick Perkins will miss at least the next three games with a reoccuring left shoulder injury. He did not play in Sunday's game against the Toronto Raptors , is inactive for tonight's game against the Raptors, and is not expected to play in Wednesday and Saturday's...
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January 12, 2009 - 7:13 am
There may be plenty of minutes to go around when then Boston Celtics take on the Toronto Raptors on Monday night at the TD BankNorth Garden . Both teams are banged up and will rely on their reserves for major PT. Here is a look at the Celtics and Raptors injury reports: Paul Pierce (knee):...
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January 11, 2009 - 9:26 am
Two weeks ago, Doc Rivers wouldn't have rushed the starters back on to the floor after a 20-point lead became fourteen following a couple of quick baskets. As early as last week, Rivers wouldn't have left Kevin Garnett out on the floor for 39 minutes. But a lot has changed in the last 15 days or so...
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