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Notebook: Celtics 87, Suns 79


Brian Robb, For NBA.com
Posted Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:02 AM - Updated Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:02 AM

THE FACTS: Jared Sullinger had 12 points and a career-high 16 rebounds, helping the Boston Celtics grind their way to a 87-79 victory over the Phoenix Suns Wednesday night. It was the fourth straight win for the Celtics (18-17), largely thanks to another feisty defensive performance as Boston limited the Suns to just 39-percent shooting on the evening, and a 2-for-12 night from beyond the arc. Offensively, the Celtics' bench carried a balanced team effort, as Jeff Green scored a team-high 14 points, while nine players had six or more points for Boston. Luis Scola had a game-high 16 points for the Suns (12-25), who have dropped four straight and 10 of their past 11 games.

QUOTABLE: "The whole bench, I just thought their energy in both halves were terrific. It's nice when your starters are all not playing well, and your bench wins the game for you."

-- Celtics coach Doc Rivers

THE STAT: The Suns shot a mere 16.7 percent in the fourth quarter (3-for-18), as the Celtics defense closed the door on the Suns attempt to rally from 14-point second half deficit.

TURNING POINT: After a sluggish start to the second half by Boston's starters, the team's second unit -- along with Kevin Garnett -- regained command of the game with a 13-2 run, capped by back-to-back baskets from Green. The outburst extended Boston's lead to 12 points, allowing them to cruise to the win down the stretch.

QUOTABLE II: "I can't put it into words. I mean, it's a wonderful day. I had a good game, I'm just glad to be here."

-- Jeff Green on his emotions playing on the one-year anniversary of his open-heart surgery

HOT: Jason Terry -- the slumping Terry was happy to return to the friendly confines of the TD Garden Wednesday night. After shooting just 28.5 percent in the first four games of 2013, Terry bounced back, hitting 6-for-8 shots, while filling up the stat sheet with five rebounds and five assists.

NOT: P.J. Tucker --the versatile forward could not find his rhythm against the hosts, shooting 4-for-12 from the field to finish with nine points over 40 minutes in his fifth career start.

QUOTABLE III: "We've got to get better at it. We've got to dig ourselves out of this. No one feels sorry for you in the NBA. It's got to be us with the execution, doing the right things."

-- Alvin Gentry on his team's road struggles

FANTASY SPOTLIGHT: Sullinger -- Boston's first round pick continues to get more minutes on the floor, as Rivers and his teammates have started to trust the rookie with more responsibility. The 20 year old has responded to the additional playing time with more production, putting together his second double-double of the season against the Suns. Over the past nine games, the rookie is averaging 9 ppg and 8.9 rpg, a dramatic jump from his season average.

NOTABLE: Rajon Rondo returned after his one-game suspension for bumping a referee and not cooperating with the league investigation. He scored eight points and grabbed seven rebounds in 30 minutes. ...The Suns have lost 11 consecutive road games. They are now 2-16 on the road for the season. ...Washington natives Terry and Bradley were excited when asked about the prospect of a team returning to Seattle. ...Garnett (10 points) was the only Celtics starter to score in double figures. ...Sullinger's 16 rebounds were the most by a Celtics player this year. ...Phoenix held Boston scoreless for nearly the entire first six minutes of the third quarter.

UP NEXT: For Phoenix, Friday @ Brooklyn, Saturday @ Chicago, Monday vs. Oklahoma City. For Boston, Friday vs. Houston, Monday vs. Charlotte, Wednesday vs. New Orleans.

PHX
BOS
   
    • 39.3%

    • 45.7%

    • 16.7%

    • 21.4%

    • 61.1%

    • 83.3%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
PHXBOS
Total Rebounds4742
Offensive Rebounds1912
Turnovers1613
Fast Break Pts:1718
Biggest Lead:614
Points in the Paint:5046
PHXBOS
pScola   16Green   14
rbGortat   14Sullinger   16
aDudley   5Rondo   8
sGortat   22 players   3
bGortat   5Garnett   2
 
  • 01/09 - PHX 79 @ BOS 87
  • 02/22 - BOS 113 @ PHX 88
Phoenix Suns (13-27)
field goalsrebounds
 posminfgm-a3pm-aftm-a+/-offdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
P. TuckerF40:064-121-30-0+53142310029
L. ScolaF32:386-140-04-7+1644844030016
M. GortatC37:086-120-00-0-44101422245012
J. DudleyG-F37:236-171-51-2+4461053130014
G. DragicG41:164-110-24-4-114542120112
M. Morris 19:373-60-22-4-212131102008
S. Brown 13:162-60-00-1-150111000024
S. Telfair 06:440-00-00-0-70000101000
J. O'Neal 06:371-40-00-0-71122100002
M. Beasley 05:151-20-00-0-100000101002
W. JohnsonDNP - Coach's Decision
K. MarshallDNP - Coach's Decision
L. ZellerDNP - Coach's Decision
Totals 24033-842-1211-18 19284721185165579
 39.3%16.7%61.1% team rebs: 8total to: 16
Boston Celtics (20-18)
field goalsrebounds
 posminfgm-a3pm-aftm-a+/-offdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
P. PierceF23:473-101-30-0-93471212107
B. BassF26:442-80-02-2-172351301026
K. GarnettC-F29:065-110-00-0+705520312110
A. BradleyG18:214-91-40-0-61011121019
R. RondoG30:514-110-00-0-80008004008
J. Sullinger 34:236-100-00-0+245111634101112
J. Terry 27:176-81-30-0+1914551120013
J. Green 25:305-90-34-4+1603302101014
C. Lee 18:582-50-12-4+120002131006
L. Barbosa 00:130-00-00-000000000000
J. Collins 04:500-00-02-2+20000101002
Totals 24037-813-1410-12 123042231512135587
 45.7%21.4%83.3% team rebs: 7total to: 13

inactive

  • Suns: Frye, Garrett
  • Celtics: Melo, Wilcox

technical fouls

  • Suns: Tucker
  • Celtics: Rivers, Rondo

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 5
  • Times Tied: 6

arena stats

  • Arena: TD Garden, Boston, MA
  • Officials: #23 Jason Phillips, #16 David Guthrie, #58 Josh Tiven
  • Attendance: 18624
  • Duration: 2:07
Phoenix Suns (12-25) Boston Celtics (18-17)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Garnett vs Gortat (Dragic gains possession)
Scola Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS)  11:34
[PHX 2-0]
 
  11:12
[BOS 2-2]
Bradley Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Dudley 3pt Shot: Missed  11:00  
Gortat Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  10:59  
Dudley Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Gortat (1 AST)  10:56
[PHX 4-2]
 
  10:30 Garnett Jump Shot: Missed 
  10:27 Bradley Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  10:24
[BOS 4-4]
Bradley Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Scola Jump Shot: Missed  10:04  
  10:03 Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:57
[BOS 6-4]
Rondo Reverse Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  09:42  
Gortat Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Dudley (1 AST)  09:33
[PHX 6-6]
 
  09:09
[BOS 9-6]
Pierce 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Rondo (1 AST) 
  09:05 Bradley Foul: Personal Block (1 PF) 
Dragic Running Bank shot: Missed  08:54  
Team Rebound  08:53  
Dragic Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Tucker (1 AST)  08:50
[PHX 8-9]
 
  08:31 Pierce 3pt Shot: Missed 
Dudley Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:30  
Gortat Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Dudley (2 AST)  08:24
[PHX 10-9]
 
  08:07 Rondo Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Gortat (1 ST) 
Tucker Jump Shot: Missed Block: Pierce (1 BLK)  07:58  
Tucker Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  07:57  
Scola Turnaround Hook Shot: Missed  07:44  
  07:43 Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Scola Foul: Personal (1 PF)  07:34  
  07:19 Pierce Jump Shot: Missed 
Dragic Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  07:18  
Dudley Driving Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Dragic (1 AST)  07:14
[PHX 12-9]
 
  06:58 Garnett Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Missed 
Dragic Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  06:57  
Dudley Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Dragic (2 AST)  06:51
[PHX 14-9]
 
  06:46 Team Timeout : Regular 
  06:36 Rondo Jump Shot: Missed 
Scola Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:35  
Scola Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Bradley (1 ST)  06:32  
  06:29 Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  06:28  
  06:28 Garnett Substitution replaced by Sullinger 
Dragic Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Bradley (2 ST)  06:16  
  06:10 Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed 
Dudley Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  06:09  
Gortat Jump Shot: Missed  06:02  
Dudley Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  06:01  
  05:56 Sullinger Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Scola Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  05:56  
Team Rebound  05:56  
Scola Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS)  05:56
[PHX 15-9]
 
Tucker Foul: Personal Block (1 PF)  05:42  
  05:42 Bradley Substitution replaced by Terry 
  05:27 Bass Jump Shot: Missed 
Gortat Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  05:26  
Gortat Jump Shot: Missed  05:07  
  05:06 Sullinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  04:56
[BOS 11-15]
Rondo Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Dudley 3pt Shot: Missed  04:35  
Gortat Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  04:34  
Gortat Tip Shot: Missed  04:34  
  04:33 Team Rebound 
  04:19
[BOS 13-15]
Terry Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Rondo (2 AST) 
Dragic Jump Shot: Missed  04:07  
Dudley Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  04:05  
Dudley Layup Shot: Missed  04:04  
  04:03 Pierce Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  03:59
[BOS 15-15]
Bass Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Terry (1 AST) 
Tucker Jump Shot: Missed  03:32  
  03:31 Terry Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  03:24 Rondo Jump Shot: Missed 
Gortat Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  03:23  
Tucker Jump Shot: Missed  03:17  
Scola Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  03:16  
Scola Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS)  03:15
[PHX 17-15]
 
  03:15 Pierce Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) 
Scola Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  03:15  
  03:14 Bass Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:49 Rondo Jump Shot: Missed 
Gortat Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  02:48  
Tucker 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Dudley (3 AST)  02:35
[PHX 20-15]
 
  02:20 Bass Jump Shot: Missed 
  02:19 Pierce Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  02:16 Pierce Layup Shot: Missed 
  02:14 Pierce Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  02:13
[BOS 17-20]
Pierce Tip Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Scola Jump Shot: Missed  02:00  
  01:59 Bass Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  01:53 Pierce Turnover : 3 Second Violation (1 TO) 
  01:53 Pierce Substitution replaced by Green 
  01:53 Rondo Substitution replaced by Lee 
Scola Substitution replaced by Morris  01:53  
Dudley Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Lee (1 ST)  01:39  
  01:33
[BOS 19-20]
Terry Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Lee (1 AST) 
Dragic Running Bank shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Morris (1 AST)  01:16
[PHX 22-19]
 
Dudley Foul: Personal (1 PF)  01:00  
Morris Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  00:47.5  
  00:47.5
[BOS 20-22]
Green Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  00:47.5
[BOS 21-22]
Green Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Morris Alley Oop Layup shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Dragic (3 AST)  00:39.3
[PHX 24-21]
 
  00:27.9 Bass Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:26.9 Sullinger Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  00:25.9
[BOS 23-24]
Sullinger Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Dragic Layup Shot: Missed Block: Sullinger (1 BLK)  00:07.5  
  00:07.5 Team Rebound 
  00:07.5 Bass Substitution replaced by Rondo 
Tucker Substitution replaced by Brown  00:07.5  
Dragic Substitution replaced by Telfair  00:07.5  
  00:07.5 Sullinger Substitution replaced by Barbosa 
  00:02.9 Green 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  00:01.8  
  00:01.4 Rondo Substitution replaced by Collins 
End of 1st Quarter
Phoenix Suns (12-25) Boston Celtics (18-17)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:44
[BOS 25-24]
Garnett Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Sullinger (1 AST) 
O'Neal Jump Shot: Missed  11:29  
  11:28 Sullinger Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  11:19
[BOS 27-24]
Sullinger Reverse Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Terry (2 AST) 
Morris Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Dudley (4 AST)  10:54
[PHX 26-27]
 
  10:39
[BOS 29-26]
Terry Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
  10:28 Sullinger Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Morris Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  10:28
[PHX 27-29]
 
Morris Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  10:28  
  10:26 Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  10:10 Terry 3pt Shot: Missed 
O'Neal Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:09  
O'Neal Jump Shot: Missed  09:56  
  09:56 Terry Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  09:46 Lee Jump Shot: Missed 
Morris Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:45  
  09:29 Green Violation:Kicked Ball 
Dudley Substitution replaced by Beasley  09:29  
Morris Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Brown (1 AST)  09:19
[PHX 29-29]
 
  08:59
[BOS 31-29]
Sullinger Turnaround Hook Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
  08:43  
Telfair Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  08:37  
O'Neal Foul: Shooting Block (1 PF) (2 FTA)  08:25  
  08:25
[BOS 32-29]
Green Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  08:25
[BOS 33-29]
Green Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Brown Running Reverse Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: O'Neal (1 AST)  08:10
[PHX 31-33]
 
  08:06 Lee Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 
Beasley Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: O'Neal (2 AST)  07:46
[PHX 33-33]
 
Telfair Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  07:39  
  07:39 Lee Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  07:39 Team Rebound 
  07:39
[BOS 34-33]
Lee Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS) 
Morris Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Terry (1 ST)  07:24  
  07:19 Lee Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:16 Terry Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  07:13 Team Timeout : Regular 
  07:13 Terry Substitution replaced by Bradley 
  07:04
[BOS 36-33]
Green Driving Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Beasley Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Garnett (1 ST)  06:46  
  06:41
[BOS 38-33]
Green Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Bradley (1 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  06:32  
Brown Substitution replaced by Dudley  06:32  
  06:32 Lee Substitution replaced by Rondo 
O'Neal Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed  06:11  
  06:11 Green Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:02
[BOS 41-33]
Bradley 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Rondo (3 AST) 
Beasley Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  05:38  
O'Neal Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  05:36  
O'Neal Tip Shot: Made (2 PTS)  05:35
[PHX 35-41]
 
Beasley Foul: Personal (1 PF)  05:23  
Telfair Substitution replaced by Dragic  05:23  
O'Neal Substitution replaced by Gortat  05:23  
  05:14
[BOS 43-35]
Garnett Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Rondo (4 AST) 
Morris 3pt Shot: Missed  04:45  
  04:44 Green Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  04:38
[BOS 45-35]
Green Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Rondo (5 AST) 
Dudley Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Green (1 ST)  04:30  
  04:25
[BOS 47-35]
Bradley Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Rondo (6 AST) 
Team Timeout : Short  04:14  
Morris Substitution replaced by Scola  04:14  
Beasley Substitution replaced by Tucker  04:14  
Scola Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Sullinger (1 ST)  04:05  
  03:42 Garnett Jump Shot: Missed 
Tucker Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  03:41  
Scola Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS)  03:27
[PHX 37-47]
 
  03:03 Bradley Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
  03:03 Garnett Substitution replaced by Bass 
Dudley Jump Shot: Missed  02:54  
  02:53 Sullinger Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  02:36 Green Jump Shot: Missed 
Scola Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  02:35  
Dragic Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Scola (1 AST)  02:31
[PHX 39-47]
 
  02:04
[BOS 49-39]
Bass Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Scola Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Tucker (2 AST)  01:49
[PHX 41-49]
 
  01:36 Bradley Jump Shot: Missed Block: Gortat (1 BLK) 
  01:34 Sullinger Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  01:32
[BOS 51-41]
Sullinger Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Gortat Jump Shot: Missed  01:23  
Dudley Rebound (Off:3 Def:2)  01:23  
Dudley Layup Shot: Missed  01:20  
Scola Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  01:18  
Scola Foul: Offensive (2 PF)  01:17  
Scola Turnover : Foul (3 TO)  01:17  
  01:17 Green Substitution replaced by Pierce 
Dudley Foul: Personal (2 PF)  01:13  
  00:58.9 Pierce Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:58.7 Sullinger Rebound (Off:3 Def:3) 
  00:40.9 Bass Jump Shot: Missed Block: Gortat (2 BLK) 
  00:39.5 Bass Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
Gortat Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  00:39.5  
  00:39.5
[BOS 52-41]
Bass Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  00:39.5 Sullinger Substitution replaced by Collins 
  00:39.5
[BOS 53-41]
Bass Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Gortat Foul: Offensive (2 PF)  00:32.9  
Gortat Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  00:32.9  
  00:32.9 Collins Substitution replaced by Green 
  00:23.9 Green 3pt Shot: Missed 
Dudley Rebound (Off:3 Def:3)  00:22.9  
  00:06.4 Green Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Dragic Finger Roll Layup Shot: Missed  00:00.0  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 2nd Quarter
Phoenix Suns (12-25) Boston Celtics (18-17)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  11:41
[BOS 55-41]
Garnett Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Tucker Jump Hook Shot: Made (5 PTS)  11:16
[PHX 43-55]
 
  10:56 Bass Layup Shot: Missed Block: Gortat (3 BLK) 
Dudley Rebound (Off:3 Def:4)  10:54  
Gortat Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Dragic (4 AST)  10:50
[PHX 45-55]
 
  10:32 Garnett Jump Shot: Missed 
Scola Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  10:31  
Dudley 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Scola (2 AST)  10:24
[PHX 48-55]
 
  10:03 Bass Foul: Offensive (1 PF) 
  10:03 Bass Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Gortat Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Dudley (5 AST)  09:41
[PHX 50-55]
 
  09:25 Bradley Jump Shot: Missed 
Gortat Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  09:24  
Dudley Jump Shot: Missed  09:02  
  09:01 Pierce Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
Dudley Foul: Personal (3 PF)  08:51  
  08:45 Rondo Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Dragic (1 ST) 
Dragic Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  08:41
[PHX 52-55]
 
  08:31 Team Timeout : Regular 
  08:23 Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gortat Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  08:23  
Tucker Layup Shot: Missed  08:00  
Scola Rebound (Off:3 Def:3)  07:58  
Scola Putback Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS)  07:58
[PHX 54-55]
 
Dragic Violation:Kicked Ball  07:45  
Scola Foul: Personal Block (3 PF)  07:33  
  07:22 Garnett Layup Shot: Missed Block: Gortat (4 BLK) 
Gortat Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  07:20  
  07:10 Bradley Substitution replaced by Terry 
Dudley Jump Shot: Missed  07:02  
Gortat Rebound (Off:3 Def:6)  07:01  
Gortat Putback Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS)  06:59
[PHX 56-55]
 
  06:46 Pierce 3pt Shot: Missed 
  06:46 Bass Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  06:43 Bass Tip Shot: Missed 
Gortat Rebound (Off:3 Def:7)  06:42  
Gortat Jump Shot: Missed  06:34  
Dragic Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  06:33  
Dragic 3pt Shot: Missed  06:18  
  06:17 Bass Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  06:08 Rondo Jump Shot: Missed 
  06:06 Pierce Rebound (Off:3 Def:2) 
  06:02 Pierce Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Dudley (1 ST) 
Tucker Reverse Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS)  05:58
[PHX 58-55]
 
  05:42
[BOS 57-58]
Rondo Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Terry (3 AST) 
Gortat Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Garnett (2 ST)  05:18  
  05:13
[BOS 59-58]
Pierce Running Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Rondo (7 AST) 
Dragic Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO)  04:47  
  04:47 Bass Substitution replaced by Sullinger 
  04:47 Garnett Substitution replaced by Collins 
  04:33 Collins Foul: Offensive (1 PF) 
  04:33 Collins Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Dudley Jump Shot: Missed  04:20  
  04:19 Pierce Rebound (Off:3 Def:3) 
  04:04 Pierce Jump Shot: Missed 
Scola Rebound (Off:3 Def:4)  04:04  
Scola Jump Shot: Missed  03:49  
  03:47 Sullinger Rebound (Off:3 Def:4) 
Tucker Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  03:41  
  03:41
[BOS 60-58]
Collins Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  03:41
[BOS 61-58]
Collins Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Scola Jump Shot: Missed  03:23  
Gortat Rebound (Off:4 Def:7)  03:22  
Tucker 3pt Shot: Missed  03:12  
Dudley Rebound (Off:4 Def:4)  03:11  
Dudley Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS)  03:09
[PHX 60-61]
 
  02:45 Rondo Jump Shot: Missed 
  02:44 Sullinger Rebound (Off:4 Def:4) 
  02:39
[BOS 63-60]
Rondo Running Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Sullinger (2 AST) 
Gortat Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Pierce (1 ST)  02:26  
  02:21 Terry 3pt Shot: Missed 
Dudley Rebound (Off:4 Def:5)  02:15  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:14  
  02:14 Pierce Substitution replaced by Green 
  02:14 Rondo Substitution replaced by Lee 
Dudley Substitution replaced by Brown  02:14  
Scola Jump Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Gortat (2 AST)  02:02
[PHX 62-63]
 
  01:45
[BOS 65-62]
Terry Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Sullinger (3 AST) 
Brown Jump Shot: Missed  01:20  
  01:19 Sullinger Rebound (Off:4 Def:5) 
  01:06 Sullinger Jump Shot: Missed 
Gortat Rebound (Off:4 Def:8)  01:05  
Scola Jump Shot: Missed  00:54.9  
Tucker Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  00:54.9  
Tucker 3pt Shot: Missed  00:51.9  
  00:49.7 Terry Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  00:36.4
[BOS 67-62]
Lee Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
Gortat Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Scola (3 AST)  00:23.3
[PHX 64-67]
 
  00:17.1 Rivers Technical 
Brown Free Throw Technical Missed  00:17.1  
  00:17.1 Team Rebound 
Scola Substitution replaced by Morris  00:17.1  
Dragic Foul: Personal (1 PF)  00:05.1  
  00:05.1 Collins Substitution replaced by Rondo 
  00:05.1 Sullinger Substitution replaced by Barbosa 
  00:00.0 Rondo Running Layup Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 3rd Quarter
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Tucker Layup Shot: Missed Block: Green (1 BLK)  11:42  
  11:41 Terry Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  11:33
[BOS 70-64]
Terry 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Lee (2 AST) 
Brown Layup Shot: Missed Block: Garnett (1 BLK)  11:11  
  11:09 Sullinger Rebound (Off:4 Def:6) 
  10:58 Sullinger Layup Shot: Missed Block: Gortat (5 BLK) 
Brown Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:56  
Morris Jump Shot: Missed  10:41  
  10:40 Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  10:29
[BOS 72-64]
Garnett Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Terry (4 AST) 
Tucker Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS)  10:10
[PHX 66-72]
 
  10:06 Double Technical - Rondo, Tucker 
  09:49 Lee 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gortat Rebound (Off:4 Def:9)  09:48  
  09:38 Sullinger Foul: Personal Block (3 PF) 
Gortat Turnover : Lost Ball (4 TO) Steal:Garnett (3 ST)  09:28  
  09:18 Garnett Jump Shot: Missed 
  09:17 Sullinger Rebound (Off:5 Def:6) 
  09:06 Garnett Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Dragic Jump Shot: Missed  08:54  
Morris Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  08:53  
Morris Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Lee (2 ST)  08:49  
  08:45
[BOS 74-66]
Lee Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  08:45  
Brown Jump Shot: Missed Block: Garnett (2 BLK)  08:30  
  08:28 Sullinger Rebound (Off:5 Def:7) 
  08:20
[BOS 76-66]
Garnett Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Terry (5 AST) 
Brown Jump Shot: Missed  08:00  
  07:59 Green Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  07:45
[BOS 78-66]
Green Slam Dunk Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Garnett (1 AST) 
Brown Running Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS)  07:09
[PHX 68-78]
 
  06:47
[BOS 80-68]
Green Driving Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Garnett (2 AST) 
Brown Substitution replaced by Dudley  06:34  
Morris Substitution replaced by Scola  06:34  
  06:34 Garnett Substitution replaced by Bass 
  06:27 Lee Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Gortat Jump Shot: Missed  06:15  
  06:14 Sullinger Rebound (Off:5 Def:8) 
  06:04 Terry Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Gortat (2 ST) 
  06:02 Terry Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Dudley Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  06:02  
Team Rebound  06:02  
Dudley Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS)  06:02
[PHX 69-80]
 
  05:39 Sullinger Jump Shot: Missed 
Gortat Rebound (Off:4 Def:10)  05:38  
Dudley Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Lee (3 ST)  05:26  
  05:25  
  05:14 Terry Turnover : Traveling (2 TO) 
Scola Jump Shot: Missed  05:03  
Tucker Rebound (Off:3 Def:1)  05:02  
Dudley 3pt Shot: Missed  04:56  
  04:55 Sullinger Rebound (Off:5 Def:9) 
Scola Foul: Personal (4 PF)  04:51  
  04:32
[BOS 82-69]
Sullinger Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Bass (1 AST) 
  04:15 Green Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Dragic Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS)  04:15
[PHX 70-82]
 
  04:15 Terry Substitution replaced by Rondo 
Gortat Substitution replaced by Morris  04:15  
Dragic Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  04:15
[PHX 71-82]
 
  03:55 Rondo Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) 
Tucker Jump Shot: Missed  03:36  
  03:35 Sullinger Rebound (Off:5 Def:10) 
  03:28 Green 3pt Shot: Missed 
Dudley Rebound (Off:4 Def:6)  03:27  
  03:23 Bass Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Dragic Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS)  03:23
[PHX 72-82]
 
Dragic Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS)  03:23
[PHX 73-82]
 
Dragic Foul: Personal (2 PF)  03:11  
  03:11 Lee Substitution replaced by Pierce 
  02:56 Rondo Running Jump Shot: Missed 
Dragic Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  02:55  
Dudley 3pt Shot: Missed  02:51  
  02:51 Team Rebound 
  02:51 Team Timeout : Regular 
  02:40 Pierce Jump Shot: Missed 
Dragic Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  02:39  
  02:32 Sullinger Foul: Personal (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
Scola Free Throw 1 of 2 (14 PTS)  02:32
[PHX 74-82]
 
  02:32 Bass Substitution replaced by Garnett 
Scola Free Throw 2 of 2 (15 PTS)  02:32
[PHX 75-82]
 
  02:10 Rondo Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Tucker (1 ST) 
  01:53 Pierce Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Scola Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS)  01:53
[PHX 76-82]
 
  01:53 Green Substitution replaced by Terry 
Scola Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  01:53  
  01:51 Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  01:31
[BOS 84-76]
Sullinger Running Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Pierce (1 AST) 
Dudley Jump Shot: Missed  01:10  
Scola Rebound (Off:4 Def:4)  01:09  
Scola Hook Shot: Missed  01:07  
  01:06 Pierce Rebound (Off:3 Def:4) 
  01:03
[BOS 86-76]
Terry Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Rondo (8 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  01:03  
Morris 3pt Shot: Missed  00:53.9  
  00:52.9 Sullinger Rebound (Off:5 Def:11) 
  00:34.8 Sullinger Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  00:33.7  
Team Timeout : Short  00:33.7  
  00:33.7 Garnett Substitution replaced by Bass 
  00:33.7 Pierce Substitution replaced by Lee 
Dragic 3pt Shot: Missed  00:30.9  
Morris Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  00:29.9  
  00:27.8 Bass Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Morris Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:27.8  
Team Rebound  00:27.8  
Morris Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  00:27.8
[PHX 77-86]
 
Tucker Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  00:09.8  
  00:09.8 Lee Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:09.8 Team Rebound 
  00:09.8
[BOS 87-77]
Lee Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Short  00:09.8  
Dudley Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Scola (4 AST)  00:04.9
[PHX 79-87]
 
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
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PHX
5th Pacific
25
57
2-8
17-24
8-33
BOS
3rd Atlantic
41
40
4-6
27-13
14-27
 
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BOS
2 players 20.3
2 players 13.7
2 players 5.3
2 players 1.0
2 players 1.8