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Sounds of the game… Celtics 98, Pistons 80
Posted By Mike Petraglia On November 21, 2008 @ 12:03 am In General | 1 Comment
The Celtics showed no mercy on the weary Detroit Pistons on Thursday night at TD Banknorth Garden, demolishing them, 98-80. The first quarter was a wake-up call as the Green fell behind 13-2 in the first three and a half minutes. But for the final three quarters, this one belonged entirely to the defending champs. Rajon Rondo looked better than he has all season, scoring 18 and controlling Allen Iverson and the tempo all night. This was the second time this season the 11-2 Celtics have owned Detroit, beating them 88-76 back on Nov. 9. There are 69 games remaining but it’s hard to imagine anyone in the East knocking the Celtics out of the top perch. Next up tonight, Kevin Garnett gets to actually play in his return to Minnesota to take on the Timberwolves. Last year, he had to sit on the sidelines because of an injury.
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URLs in this post:
 Rajon Rondo on handling the Pistons: http://blogs.weei.com/?attachment_id=7892
 Rondo said Garnett will be excited about his return to Minnesota: http://blogs.weei.com/?attachment_id=7893
 Garnett on his return to Minnesota on Friday night: http://blogs.weei.com/?attachment_id=7894
 Paul Pierce said Rondo was dominant Thursday night: http://blogs.weei.com/?attachment_id=7895
 Doc Rivers explained why this was a great win: http://blogs.weei.com/?attachment_id=7896
 Pistons coach Michael Curry said the Celtics showed why they’re a great team: http://blogs.weei.com/?attachment_id=7897
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