23
Nov
09

Orlando Magic won in Boston once again and forces the Celtics to wait some more for revenge


The Boston Celtics tried Friday night to take revenge against Orlando Magic’s playoff elimination in the NBA last year, when Kevin Garnett was absent.

But now, with Kevin Garnett on the team and with a new acquisition like Rasheed Wallace, the Celtics still could not beat Magic, losing home with a score of 78-83.

Vince Carter, who transferred to Orlando this season, scored 10 out of the 26 points from the fourth quarter and he made a brilliant defensive game in a dispute between two of the best teams in the Eastern Conference. Orlando scored the last five points of the game after Carter brought the scoreboard to an equal, 78-78.

“I like to play in important matches. I live for them,” said Carter in the end of the game.

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14
Oct
09

Boston heats-up for the new season: win’s against Nets

Nets – Boston Celtics 93-100

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Bolton Celtics proved once again that they have what it takes to be a serious candidate to the title this year after winning with a score of 100 to 93 against the Nets.

Pierce and Garnett (Boston) had a great performance in front of over 18,000 fans present at their own arena, Banknorth Garden. Paul Pierce scored 25 points, 3 decisive passes and recovered once for Boston, while Kevin Garnett, at 33, managed 12 points and recovered 6 times.

If from the game sheet of the Celtics only 2 out of 16 players were missing, the coach of the NETS, Lawrence Frank, ran with only 10 people from a total of 18.

Even if Brook Lopez scored the most points for the nets, a number of 21, he spent most of the second half on the bench because of the 5 personal fouls committed in the first half of the match.

3 – was the number of successful throws of 3 points, set by Eddie House (Boston Celtics)
According to an official survey of the NBA, the Boston Celtics team is listed with the most chances to win the Eastern Conference: Boston – 50% CAVS – 42.9%, Orlando Magic – 7.1%. Way behind the champions from last year, Lakers, Boston is departing from position number 2 in the award favorite NBA title: 1.Los Angeles Lakers – 60.7% and 2.Boston Celtics 17.9%.




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