3/9/12 - Trail Blazers 86, Celtics 104
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Defense Leads Way In Celtics' Blowout Of Trail Blazers

In the last home game before a brutal road trip, the Celtics blew out the Trail Blazers 104-86 Friday night at TD Garden. Paul Pierce and Ray Allen led the C's with 22 points each. The C's led by as many as 43 points in the win.

Avery Bradley and Sasha Pavlovic paced a strong bench performance with 12 and 10 points apiece. The C's played an impressive defensive game by forcing a NBA season-high 28 turnovers for Portland.