Celtics 89, Rockets 101 - December 14, 2012
The Rockets outscored the Celtics by 14 points in the second half as they went on to defeat the C's 101-89 Friday night in Houston. The Celtics pulled to within five points on several occasions in the last two quarters but the Rockets responded with timely baskets to preserve their lead for good.
Rajon Rondo finished the game with 15 points, 13 assists and four steals. Paul Pierce scored a team-high 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds, while Kevin Garnett recorded 14 points and five rebounds.