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First quarter wrap: Celtics vs. Blazers

Playing the second night of a back-to-back the Celtics [1] looked sharp. They made 14 of their first 18 shots and held Portland to 43 percent shooting en route to taking a 32-25 lead. Kevin Garnett [2] started the game 4-for-4 for eight points and four rebound and Rajon Rondo [3] dished out six assists in addition to six points.

Paul Pierce [4] was a game-time decision, but was in the starting lineup as usual. Portland’s Brandon Roy [5], who is dealing with a hamstring injury, also started. The Blazers had new addition Marcus Camby [6] in the starting lineup. New Celtics Nate Robinson [7] did not play and will make his debut Sunday against the Nuggets.