Celtics 85, Rockets 109 - November 19, 2013
The first quarter doomed the Celtics on Tuesday as they fell 109-85 at the hands of the Rockets in the Toyota Center. Houston scored 40 points in the first quarter on 16-of-20 shooting. In comparison, the Rockets only outscored the C's by two points over the course of the final three quarters.
Despite the result, Courtney Lee excelled off the bench with a team-high 17 points, including a 3-of-4 performance from downtown. Jared Sullinger also provided 10 points and a team-high nine rebounds off the bench.