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Celtics-Lakers Game Blog: OT

02.05.09 at 11:00 pm ET

At the start of overtime … Celtics 101, Lakers 101

– Missed free throws and a fumbled game winner? Very uncharacteristic of Paul Pierce. Nonetheless the Celtics will have to play another five minutes without Garnett.

Ray Allen is itching to take over. I say let him have the ball.

– Pierce’s sweatband was nearly knocked off his head and Allen fell to the ground trying to take a charge from Gasol. The Celtics are getting frustrated by the no-calls but emotions can’t get in the way in close situations like this.

– Big Baby will not give up on his jumper and it finally paid off. He is one-for-seven from the field but his single shot put the Celtics up 109-108 … Spoke to soon. Davis got shot happy and attempted another J, which fell short and eventually resulted in two free throws by Odom.

– Looks like Fisher took a foot to the head courtesy of Rondo after the two chased after the ball. Fisher got whistled for the non-shooting foul. Another game-winner for Ray? Not this time. Lakers 110, Celtics 109.

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