Entries Tagged as 'Boston Celtics'

Boston Celtics 87, Phoenix Suns 79 — Great run, same ending

January 10th, 2013 · 80 Comments

The Phoenix Suns switched up the script a bit, yet the ending remained the same. As has been the case in nearly every game this season, the Suns played some quality stretches of basketball but enough inconsistency persisted for the Celtics to win rather easily, 87-79. This included a monster 17-0 third quarter run after Boston […]

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Mickael Pietrus: One team’s trash is another’s treasure

June 10th, 2012 · 8 Comments

Last season Mickael Pietrus struggled to make much of an impact for a lottery Phoenix Suns team. This postseason he was the only reserve the Boston Celtics trusted with regular rotation minutes (once Avery Bradley went down and Ray Allen returned to the first unit at least), as the Celtics came a game short of […]

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Phoenix Suns 79, Boston Celtics 71 — Lipstick on a pig

January 20th, 2012 · 16 Comments

On a night of ugly basketball, the Suns were able to apply just enough lipstick to be the prettiest belle at the ball. Though the Suns set their season high in turnovers, they defeated Boston 79-71 on the fourth night of a five-game road trip for Phoenix. Marcin Gortat (24) and Jared Dudley (12) led […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (5-9) at Boston Celtics (5-8)

January 20th, 2012 · 24 Comments

Phoenix Suns 79, Boston Celtics 71 Stability is the reason the Boston Celtics and the Phoenix Suns have remained perennial playoff contenders. It’s also a painful reminder that all good things come to an end. The Suns, with dinosaurs in Steve Nash (37 years old) and Grant Hill (39), are off to a rough 5-9 […]

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Boston Celtics 115, Phoenix Suns 103 — Revenge best served cold

March 3rd, 2011 · 26 Comments

BOSTON — The Boston Celtics are widely known around the NBA as the baddest team in the land, and the Phoenix Suns stared them right in the eye without flinching Wednesday night in the TD Garden. They did so both on the scoreboard, where they brought a 29-point second-half lead all the way down to […]

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Preview: Phoenix Suns (31-27) at Boston Celtics (43-15)

March 2nd, 2011 · 6 Comments

Boston Celtics 115, Phoenix Suns 103 When the Boston Celtics sauntered into US Airways Center back on Jan. 28, the Suns’ season seemed to be circling the drain. Phoenix had lost three in a row in depressing fashion following a five-game winning streak that seemed to save their season and with tough home games against […]

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