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Celtics net win against former team
Posted By Jessica Camerato On March 4, 2009 @ 11:24 pm In General | 1 Comment
The Boston Celtics  face the New Jersey Nets  four times every regular season. Some members of the Celtics, however, are more familiar with this opponent than others. On Wednesday night, Eddie House , Stephon Marbury , and Mikki Moore  returned to their old stomping grounds. (RECAP HERE ) Not only do these players have ties to the Nets, they also had ties to the Celtics while playing in New Jersey.
Stephon Marbury: 1999-2001
Average with Nets: 23.0 points, 8.1 assists, 3.1 rebounds, 43.7 percent from the field
March 4, 2009: Marbury is greeted at the IZOD Center with boos heard all the way back in Boston. He gives the Celtics a reliable ball handler off the bench, allowing the starters to take a breather, and finishes with four assists and two rebounds. Marbury commits only one turnover.
Mikki Moore: 2003-2004, 2006-2007
Average with Nets: 9.8 points, 5.1 rebounds, 60.9 percent from the field (2007 season only)
March 4, 2009: Despite leaving the Nets for a big money contract with the Sacramento Kings , Moore is still welcome in New Jersey. He looks comfortable on the court at the IZOD Center, scoring six points in 12 minutes. The seven-foot Moore also spreads the Nets defense with his mid-range jumper.
Eddie House: 2006-2007
Average with Nets: 8.4 points, 42.8 from the field
March 4, 2009: House had been playing well against the Nets so far this season, averaging 11.5 points and shooting 60 percent from the field heading into Wednesday’s game. With Rajon Rondo  in early foul trouble, he is the first one off the bench for the Celtics. House scores 10 points in 16 minutes, including 3-for-6 shooting from long-range. He also adds two rebounds and two steals.
(Brian Scalabrine played with the New Jersey Nets from 2001-2005. However he did not play on March 4 and is out for at least a month after suffering his third concussion.)
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 Boston Celtics: http://media.weei.com/basketball/boston-celtics.htm
 New Jersey Nets: http://media.weei.com/basketball/new-jersey-nets.htm
 Eddie House: http://media.weei.com/basketball/eddie-house.htm
 Stephon Marbury: http://media.weei.com/basketball/stephon-marbury.htm
 Mikki Moore: http://media.weei.com/basketball/mikki-moore.htm
 RECAP HERE: http://weei.stats.com/nba/recap.asp?g=2009030417&home=17&vis=2
 Minnesota Timberwolves: http://media.weei.com/basketball/minnesota-timberwolves.htm
 Kevin Garnett: http://media.weei.com/basketball/kevin-garnett.htm
 Ray Allen: http://media.weei.com/basketball/ray-allen-celtics.htm
 Brian Scalabrine: http://media.weei.com/basketball/brian-scalabrine.htm
 New York Knicks: http://media.weei.com/basketball/new-york-knicks.htm
 Seattle SuperSonics: http://media.weei.com/basketball/oklahoma-city-thunder.htm
 Sacramento Kings: http://media.weei.com/basketball/sacramento-kings.htm
 Jason Kidd: http://media.weei.com/basketball/jason-kidd.htm
 Vince Carter: http://media.weei.com/basketball/vince-carter.htm
 Cleveland Cavaliers: http://media.weei.com/basketball/cleveland-cavaliers.htm
 Rajon Rondo: http://media.weei.com/basketball/rajon-rondo.htm
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