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Sounds of the game… Celtics 102, Grizzlies 92
Posted By Mike Petraglia On March 13, 2009 @ 11:10 pm In General | 1 Comment
They also knew there was plenty of time to catch their breath and, thanks to Leon Powe’s career night as well as solid contributions from the bench, the Celtics outscored the Grizz, 81-65, the rest of the way and cruised to their 50th win of the season.
Some quick takes on Friday’s game.
Leon Powe played 41 minutes and committed ZERO turnovers two days after playing 43 in a loss at Miami. He is showing fresh legs and that’s going to be key to protecting Kevin Garnett  when he comes back.
Ray Allen  had 22 points in 31 minutes.
The Celtics were tougher than the Grizzlies, outscoring them, 48-30, in the paint.
The Celtics clinched a tie for the Atlantic Division title, missing a clinching when Philly beat Chicago in the final game ever at the Spectrum.
Here’s what the Celtics had to say in their final home game before St. Patrick’s Day.
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URLs in this post:
 Celtics: http://media.weei.com/basketball/boston-celtics.htm
 Memphis Grizzlies: http://media.weei.com/basketball/memphis-grizzlies.htm
 Kevin Garnett: http://media.weei.com/basketball/kevin-garnett.htm
 Ray Allen: http://media.weei.com/basketball/ray-allen-celtics.htm
 Mikki Moore: http://media.weei.com/basketball/mikki-moore.htm
 Bill Walker: http://media.weei.com/basketball/bill-walker.htm
 Stephon Marbury: http://media.weei.com/basketball/stephon-marbury.htm
 Doc Rivers: http://media.weei.com/basketball/doc-rivers.htm
 Doc Rivers said it was a good win, especially for the bench: http://greenstreet.weei.com/?attachment_id=14463
 Memphis coach Lionel Hollins said the Celtics played the way a champion is supposed to play: http://greenstreet.weei.com/?attachment_id=14464
 Hollins said Powe played like a wild animal out on the court and his players had no answers: http://greenstreet.weei.com/?attachment_id=14466
 Rudy Gay, who led the Grizzlies with 26 points, said the Celtics pressured them all over the court: http://greenstreet.weei.com/?attachment_id=14465
 Paul Pierce said everyone in Green knows how great Powe can be: http://greenstreet.weei.com/?attachment_id=14467
 Leon Powe said he knows what he can do: http://greenstreet.weei.com/?attachment_id=14468
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