Celtics vs. Hawks: Game 2 Highlights, Twitter Reaction and Analysis

May 1st, 2012 by Ryan Rudnansky Leave a reply »

With Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo out, Paul Pierce knew he had to step up his game for the Boston Celtics to come away victorious in Atlanta on Tuesday night.

And step up he did, racking up 36 points, 14 rebounds and four assists, leading the Celtics to an 87-80 victory in Game 2 and knotting the series at one game apiece.

The Celtics are now in the driver's seat heading home to Boston for two games.


Tweets of the Night

Paul Flannery of WEEI.com tweeted at halftime:

Rebounds are even and the Celtics have only turned it over five times. Those are good signs, but 0-for-7 from 3-point range looms large.

— Paul Flannery (@Pflanns) May 2, 2012  

K L Chouinard of Behind the Buck Pass added:

Feels like the Celtics should be down by more than 3 points. If they hit any three-pointers at all in this series, they might pull ahead.

— K L Chouinard (@AnaheimAmigos) May 2, 2012  

Basketball fan Nick Roger pointed out an ominous Comcast SportsNet commercial that was projecting the Celtics to win Game 2 at halftime:

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