Celtics vs. Miami Heat: Boston’s Reaction to the Win

February 13th, 2011 by Chaz Surette Leave a reply »
Coming into Sunday's hotly anticipated matchup, the Boston Celtics were severely undermanned, missing five players due to various injuries (Shaquille O'Neal, Achilles tendon; Jermaine O'Neal, who even knows anymore; Delonte West, wrist; Semih Erden, adductor strain; Marquis Daniels, bruised spinal cord) and were coming off a tough loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, losing their place atop the Eastern Conference to the Miami Heat.

The Heat, much younger and largely healthy, came into the game looking to finally beat Boston this year, after going 0-2 against the Celtics this year prior to Sunday. Despite the Celtics' injuries, the game was to be played at TD Garden, and the Celtics always seem to find a way to win, even when the situation appears bleak.

Today was no different.

After a bruising and at times sloppy game, the Green once again emerged victorious over the Heat, beating LeBron and the LeBronettes (sorry, I mean the other Big Three), 85-82.

Kevin Garnett scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the way, and Rajon Rondo recorded a triple-double with 11 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Glen Davis scored 16 points off ...

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