So long, James, Allen, Pierce and Garnett. King James, Jesus Shuttlesworth, The Truth and KG may be headed to the backs of NBA jerseys.
The Boston Celtics will play at the TD Garden for the first time Friday night since the events of the Boston Marathon.
The Celtics need a pick-me-up after losing the opening two games of their first-round playoff series against the Knicks. The city of Boston could use one, too, after a traumatic two weeks of bombings and manhunts and grieving.
The Boston Celtics handed the Sixers their 9th lost in 10 games, 109-101, Tuesday night.
Kevin Garnett scored 19 points, Jeff Green added 16, and the Boston Celtics won the back end of a home-and-home with Philadelphia, beating the 76ers 92-79 on Saturday night.
Paul Pierce had some complimentary things to say about the Sixers.
The Celtics Kevin Garnett called Sixers fans fair-weather, but should do some more research.
A win in Boston in Game 5 on Monday night would put the Philadelphia 76ers in the driver’s seat in their Eastern Conference semifinal series with the Celtics.
The Sixers welcome the Celtics in game 3 of their series, in what is sure to be a close, ugly affair.
Kevin Garnett scored 20 points and Rajon Rondo dished out double-digit assists for his 17th consecutive game, finishing with 15 to help lead the Boston Celtics to a 103-79 win over the struggling Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night.