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Third Quarter: Celtics – Pistons

The Pistons outscored the Celtics [1], 33-25, in the third quarter, but the C’s are still holding on a commanding lead heading into the fourth. They are up 89-70 after three.

The Celtics are shooting an impressive 55.9 percent from the field. However, they let the Pistons shoot 12-for-17 in the quarter. Jonas Jerebko was on a mission to get his back in the game. He scored all of his 10 points in the third, many coming at the basket. Kevin Garnett [2] scored eight for the Celtics.

Kendrick Perkins [3] was called for a technical foul. It was his 14th of the season and second of the month.