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November 28, 2008 - 2:30 pm
Final score ... Celtics 102, 76ers 78 - Take that back. Scal still had some fight left in him. He got pushed to the floor after attempting a reverse lay in, drawing a flagrant 2 foul on Speights. The 76ers rookie got ejected and Scal blew off some steam at the free throw line. - Scal for three...
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November 28, 2008 - 2:00 pm
At the end of the third quarter ... Celtics 73, 76ers 47 THIRD QUARTER WRAP: Garnett and Ray Allen put on a show toward the end of the third quarter, killing the 76ers from both inside and out. The Sixers tried to fight back by going inside (12 points in the paint) but that is no match for the...
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November 28, 2008 - 1:10 pm
At the half ... Celtics 46, 76ers 28 FIRST HALF WRAP: Maybe Mo Cheeks can light a spark during halftime but so far this has been all Celtics basketball. The 76ers have been cold in the paint (Celtics 24-14) and Brand only scored two points in the second quarter. Nine Celtics are on the scoreboard,...
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November 28, 2008 - 12:45 pm
At the end of the first ... Celtics 22, 76ers 16 FIRST QUARTER WRAP: About that 76ers post game, it needs some work. The Celtics have outscored them 14-8 in the paint, with 8 points coming from Kendrick Perkins . The Celtics lead is a total team effort (six players have scored), while the 76ers are...
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November 28, 2008 - 12:25 pm
Anything Really is Possible for Pierce: Kevin Garnett screamed it after winning the NBA Finals . This season Paul Pierce is taking on the same optimistic attitude. In a rare chat with the media prior to Friday's game, Pierce was asked how he could top winning a title, becoming a father, and...
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November 27, 2008 - 5:01 pm
On Friday night the Boston Celtics (14-2) will take on the Philadelphia 76ers (7-8) at the TD BankNorth Garden . The 76ers were expected to challenge the Celtics in the Atlantic Division after acquiring Elton Brand this summer, but so far they have yet to pose a threat. The Celtics are riding a six...
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Mike Petraglia
November 27, 2008 - 5:11 am
Maybe Stephen Jackson was onto something. He told our own Jessica Camerato that the Celtics deserve the respect he refused to give them last year . And after the game he said one reason he has changed his mind is the play of Rajon Rondo . The point guard's teammates are also on board. Rondo led a...
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November 26, 2008 - 8:04 pm
When Jamal Crawford faced the Boston Celtics two weeks ago as a member of the New York Knicks , the game was filled with heated tension and hostility . That wasn't the case with the Golden State Warriors . While Wednesday's back-and-forth game was a battle, it was simply good basketball in his...
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November 26, 2008 - 8:00 pm
A year ago Brandan Wright worked out with the Boston Celtics as a top prospect in the 2007 NBA Draft. The Celtics passed on Wright and pulled off the Ray Allen trade, while the big man from UNC landed with the Golden State Warriors by way of the Charlotte Bobcats . Wright has yet to make a splash...
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November 26, 2008 - 4:21 pm
It was early in the fourth quarter and the Celtics had just surrendered a lead, again, against the Golden State Warriors . The pattern, if there can be something so structured as a pattern when talking about Don Nelson's quirky team, had gone something like this: Boston starters establish the lead...
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