Saturday, March 1, 2014
Celtics stay close, but fall to Pacers 102-97
The effort was there for the Boston Celtics, they gave the best team in the NBA a run for their money. Jeff Green had one of his nights, scoring a team-high 27 points for Boston. Paul George scored 25 points, as the Pacers hung on to a 102-97 win in Boston.
The bigs played well for the C's, Hump had a double-double, 18 points and 10 rebounds. Bass added 16 points with 5 rebounds. As for Rondo, he played like a point guard should. He finished with 12 points, 11 assists and 7 rebounds.
Boston had 25 assists with just 8 turnovers
Boston out rebounded the Pacers 41-38
The C's had 17 fast break points compared to the Pacers 4
The Celtics will have the next three days off in Boston. I'm sure they'll have the day off tomorrow. This was a moral win in every way. Stay tuned, I'll have more on the game tonight and in the morning.