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October 19, 2008 - 10:15 am
More than five minutes have elapsed in the third quarter and the Nets have yet to just scored. New Jersey is playing without Vince Carter , Eduardo Najera, Jarvis Hayes, Stromile Swift and Josh Boone who are all designated NWT--Not With Team. (In my next life, I want that to replace personal days...
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October 19, 2008 - 10:10 am
Gabe Pruitt was just about to go up for an alley-oop dunk when he slipped on a wet spot on the floor. He was down for a minute or so but is now jogging off the floor and seems to be OK. The sweat-mop guys are now working overtime.
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October 19, 2008 - 10:05 am
Snapshot: Devin Harris gets into the lane where he is surrounded by three Celtics . Against any other team there should be someone wide open weakside cutting through the lane. So Harris shovels a pass in that general direction, but Paul Pierce busted back to recover and intercepted it. After a...
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October 19, 2008 - 10:00 am
Brook Lopez capped off the first half with a one-handed dunk to bring the Nets within eight, 48-40. A few notes from the first two quarters: Gabe Pruitt is getting a workout today. He has played 20 out of 24 minutes, leading all players. Darius Miles, who has been hungry for minutes, got the call...
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October 19, 2008 - 9:28 am
Thoughts of the Boston Red Sox are never far from the minds of fans at the Garden. During a second quarter timeout, "Sweet Caroline" blared through the speakers as a message reading "Game 7's have become a tradition in Boston" appeared on the Jumbotron. Celtics jerseys will always reign supreme in...
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October 19, 2008 - 9:23 am
Up 30-18, the Celtics started the second quarter with an undersized lineup of Gabe Pruitt , Eddie House , Tony Allen , Glen Davis , and Leon Powe . Powe, playing the five spot, quickly earned his share of bruises by single-handedly taking on the Nets under the basket on two consecutive possessions...
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October 19, 2008 - 9:09 am
Paul Pierce and Gabe Pruitt played all 12 minutes and the C's built a 30-18 lead. The subs were: Leon Powe (for Kendrick Perkins ), Tony Allen (for Ray Allen ) and Baby Davis for Kevin Garnett . Garnett had the best run getting eight points and five rebounds. He worked over Yi Jianlin on defense...
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October 19, 2008 - 8:58 am
So far young Gabe Pruitt has been doing exactly what Doc Rivers wanted him to do. He knocked down two 3-pointers and left a nice dish for a KG slam. Of all the intriguing guys the Celtics have down their bench Pruitt might be the most worth watching. It's no secret that Eddie House is a not a pure...
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October 19, 2008 - 8:51 am
It took a little more than four minutes for Kendrick Perkins to get two fouls. The other night, Mike and Donny were talking about how winning a championship might help guys like Perk avoid ticky-tack fouls. So far in preseason that has not been the case. He got his second the way he usually gets...
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October 19, 2008 - 8:42 am
Rajon Rondo got to do the honors of thanking the crowd for showing up and he offered a "Let's go Red Sox " much to the crowd's delight. It was noted in the locker room before the game that Rondo has added a little playfully sarcastic edge when he talks to reporters. There is nothing the press likes...
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