Celtics vs. Nets: Boston Simply Too Good For New Jersey

December 5th, 2010 by Ryan Comstock Leave a reply »
The Boston Celtics knew they could not let the New Jersey Nets hang around like they did in their previous meeting.

After a close first quarter, Boston clamped down defensively and had it all working on offense, coming away with 100-75 victory.

There's really not too much to say about this one. The Celtics are just a very good team that will likely be in the Finals once again this year.

Not even two weeks ago, the Nets played a very tough game in Boston, losing 89-83 and giving the Celtics all they could handle.

After the first quarter it seemed we may heading for another close contest. Boston led 27-25 at the time and both teams were shooting well.

Then, in the next 24 minutes of game action, the Celtics outscored their opponent 53-28—a stretch that featured the Nets shooting below 30 percent from the field.

Boston, the league leader in field goal percentage, shot 51 percent for the game.

With Rajon Rondo nursing a knee injury, Nate Robinson led the way for the Celtics, scoring 21 points, grabbing six rebounds and dishing out six assists.  He was 8-of-12 from the field and 3-for-6 on thr ...

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