Friday, April 11, 2014
Celtics snap losing streak, beat the Bobcats 106-103
The Celtics had control of this game all night, and the script was much of the same in the 4th quarter. The game was tied 94-94 with 4:35 to go. Sullinger would go on and score 5 in a row for Boston, giving Boston a 99-97 lead. The Celtics were uo 101-97 with 2:40 to go, and Bradley put the C's up for good with a 3 to give Boston a 104-97 lead.
It wasn't an easy finish for Boston. The Bobcats went on a 6-0 run, cutting the Celtics lead to 104-103. With 2.5 to go, Sully would shoot a pair of free throws. Sully knocked down both, giving the Celtics a 106-103 lead. The Bobcats had 2.5 seconds to get off a three, but they missed, giving Bostont the win.
The Celtics snapped their 9 game losing streak without Rondo. Bradley had a team-high 22 points, Sullinger added 20 points, as the starting unit was well balanced with Green and Bass scoring 18 apiece.