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Thomas helps Celtics beat Suns in return to Phoenix


By JOSE M. ROMERO
Posted Feb 24 2015 1:02AM

PHOENIX (AP) The stare and the smile said it all for Isaiah Thomas, who delightedly made his former team pay for trading him away just four days earlier.

Thomas scored eight of his 21 points in the last 1:37 Monday night in the Boston Celtics' 115-110 victory over the Phoenix Suns, delivering a critical four-point play, a steal and layup, and two free throws to defuse a rally.

The Suns traded Thomas to Boston last week in a deadline-day deal.

Thomas shot 6 of 16. His message was loud and clear after he glared at the Suns' bench following his 3-pointer, then offered a smile after his layup.

"It felt good to beat the team that traded you away," Thomas said. "I just love the big moment. I want to be the hero.

"There's no hard feelings between me and the Phoenix Suns. My closest friends are on that team," he added. "It's just me going out there and doing what it takes to win. When I get on the court, I don't have any friends."

Avery Bradley led the Celtics with 23 points and Boston made a season-high 14 3-pointers, 10 in the first half as they ran out to a 19-point league against the struggling Suns. But Phoenix cut the lead to one on a 3 from Eric Bledsoe with 2:33 remaining.

"We got back in the game. They were getting a lot of the 50-50 balls but at the same time we still laid it on the line and came back," Bledsoe said. "Unfortunately they made some big plays and we didn't."

Bledsoe had 21 points and 10 assists in the Suns' eighth loss in the past nine games. Brandon Knight, acquired from Milwaukee in another Suns deal last Thursday, had 20 in his first start for his new team.

"It's not perfect, don't expect it to be but it felt pretty good," Knight said of his home debut.

Thomas' 3-pointer and free throw raised Boston's lead to five. His layup with 40 seconds gave the Celtics a 107-100 lead.

Thomas entered the game with five minutes to go in the first quarter to cheers from the crowd. He scored 10 points in a second quarter that saw the Celtics score 41.

The Celtics tied a season high for points in a first half with 67, but didn't shoot as well in the second half. Brandon Bass chipped in 18 points.

"We needed it all," Celtics coach Brad Stevens said.

The Suns have free-fallen out of the eighth playoff seed in the West with five straight defeats.

The Celtics led by as many as 10 points in the first quarter, with Bradley scoring 14. Gerald Wallace, Jae Crowder, Thomas and James Young hit 3s in the second to give Boston a 55-37 lead.

Phoenix rallied in the third quarter after Evan Turner's dunk gave the Celtics a 75-55 lead, going on a 16-2 run to cut the deficit to six. But Boston responded and took an 89-79 lead into the fourth quarter.

TIP-INS

Celtics: Stevens, on Thomas having left the Suns so recently: "These guys move on pretty quickly, they have to, they're pros. I don't see it from the negative impact." .... A fan near courtside yelled a question to Thomas during a break in the action, asking him how the weather is in Boston. "It's cold," Thomas said, looking into the seats while shaking his head.

Suns: Monday night's fan promotion was Star Wars Night, the fourth time the Suns have paid tribute to the classic film series since 2010. Dozens of people came to the game dressed as characters from the movies and were on the court for lineup introductions. ... The Suns released a video to fans teasing the debut of uniforms with "ash and ember" colors. The uniforms will be unveiled Wednesday.

GREEN GONE

G Gerald Green did not play despite not being injured. Green has played in all but one game this season and has been a contributor on offense, but missed his chance to go in during the first half when he had to return to the locker room.

UP NEXT

Celtics: Host New York on Wednesday.

Suns: At Denver on Wednesday.


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BOS
PHX
     
    • 43.8%

    • 45.4%

    • 48.3%

    • 28.1%

    • 76.7%

    • 81.2%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
BOS PHX
Total Rebounds 42 50
Offensive Rebounds 9 15
Turnovers 15 17
Fast Break Pts: 14 29
Biggest Lead: 20 2
Points in the Paint: 36 62
BOS PHX
p Bradley   23 Bledsoe   21
rb Turner   8 2 players   12
a Thomas   7 Bledsoe   10
s Bradley   6 Morris   3
b Zeller   1 Len   6
 
  • 11/17 - PHX 118 @ BOS 114
  • 02/23 - BOS 115 @ PHX 110
Boston Celtics (21-33)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
E. Turner F 31:47 4-8 1-2 1-2 0 2 6 8 4 2 1 3 0 0 10
B. Bass F 29:45 7-11 0-0 4-6 +12 2 4 6 3 3 2 1 0 1 18
T. Zeller C 36:06 5-13 0-0 2-3 -2 2 4 6 0 1 0 1 1 2 12
A. Bradley G 29:22 8-14 3-4 4-4 +6 1 3 4 3 3 6 2 0 2 23
M. Smart G 23:42 2-7 1-4 3-4 -16 0 2 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 8
I. Thomas   27:12 6-16 3-8 6-7 +21 0 1 1 7 1 1 5 0 1 21
J. Crowder   28:30 4-13 4-9 0-0 +3 0 7 7 4 0 2 0 0 1 12
J. Young   18:38 2-3 1-1 3-4 -1 1 4 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 8
G. Wallace   14:59 1-4 1-1 0-0 +2 1 2 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 3
G. Datome DNP - Coach's Decision
J. Jerebko DNP - Coach's Decision
P. Pressey DNP - Coach's Decision
S. Randolph DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 39-89 14-29 23-30   9 33 42 26 14 13 15 1 7 115
  43.8% 48.3% 76.7%   team rebs: 12 total to: 15
Phoenix Suns (29-28)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
P. Tucker F 35:14 4-10 0-3 5-5 +2 3 9 12 0 4 2 4 0 0 13
M. Morris F 30:03 3-9 1-3 0-0 -3 0 3 3 6 2 3 0 0 0 7
A. Len C 31:39 5-7 0-0 0-0 -3 1 11 12 0 2 0 0 6 0 10
B. Knight G 33:44 8-19 4-11 0-0 -8 1 0 1 4 6 0 4 0 0 20
E. Bledsoe G 39:20 8-18 2-5 3-4 0 2 5 7 10 3 2 6 1 1 21
M. Morris   18:29 2-8 1-5 0-0 -2 0 3 3 2 1 2 1 0 0 5
A. Goodwin   13:56 4-10 1-2 1-2 +3 4 0 4 1 3 0 1 0 0 10
B. Wright   17:01 4-5 0-0 3-3 -1 2 3 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 11
E. Barron   03:55 1-1 0-0 0-0 +1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
T. Warren   08:40 4-5 0-0 0-0 -7 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 8
M. Thornton   08:00 1-5 0-3 1-2 -7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
R. Bullock DNP - Coach's Decision
G. Green DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 44-97 9-32 13-16   15 35 50 25 24 9 17 7 1 110
  45.4% 28.1% 81.2%   team rebs: 9 total to: 17

inactive

  • Celtics: Olynyk, Sullinger
  • Suns: Granger

technical fouls

  • Celtics: --
  • Suns: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 1
  • Times Tied: 1

arena stats

  • Arena: US Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ
  • Officials: #17 Joe Crawford, #6 Tony Brown, #73 Tre Maddox
  • Attendance: 17076
  • Duration: 2:12
Boston Celtics (34-41) Phoenix Suns (38-38)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Len vs Bass (Tucker gains possession)
  11:41 Mark Morris Jump Shot: Missed 
Bass Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:39  
Zeller Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  11:21  
  11:19 Len Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:10 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  11:09  
Turner Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Bledsoe (1 ST)  10:54  
  10:50
[PHX 2-0]
Bledsoe Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Bass Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Smart (1 AST)  10:35
[BOS 2-2]
 
  10:24 Mark Morris Jump Shot: Missed 
Bradley Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:22  
Bradley Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Mark Morris (1 ST)  10:05  
  09:58 Knight Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Bradley (1 ST) 
  09:49 Knight Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Bradley Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  09:49
[BOS 3-2]
 
Bradley Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  09:49
[BOS 4-2]
 
  09:30 Tucker Hook Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:27  
Bradley Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Turner (1 AST)  09:20
[BOS 6-2]
 
  09:10 Knight Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Smart (1 ST) 
Bass Jump Shot: Missed  09:01  
  08:59 Len Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  08:49
[PHX 4-6]
Len Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (1 AST) 
Bass Jump Shot: Missed Block: Len (1 BLK)  08:34  
  08:31 Len Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  08:19 Tucker 3pt Shot: Missed 
Smart Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:17  
Turner Floating Jump shot: Made (2 PTS)  08:08
[BOS 8-4]
 
  07:59 Knight Running Bank shot: Missed 
Zeller Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  07:56  
Smart 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Bass (1 AST)  07:45
[BOS 11-4]
 
  07:22
[PHX 6-11]
Len Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Turner Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Mark Morris (2 ST)  06:59  
  06:55
[PHX 8-11]
Knight Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Mark Morris (1 AST) 
Bradley Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS)  06:35
[BOS 13-8]
 
Bass Foul: Personal (1 PF)  06:25  
  06:16 Bledsoe Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Bass (1 ST) 
Bass Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Smart (2 AST)  06:15
[BOS 15-8]
 
  06:04 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:45
[PHX 10-15]
Len Running Bank shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Smart Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  05:31  
  05:24
[PHX 13-15]
Mark Morris 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (2 AST) 
Bradley Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS)  05:05
[BOS 17-13]
 
  05:00 Bledsoe Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) 
Smart Substitution replaced by Thomas  05:00  
Bradley 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Turner (2 AST)  04:44
[BOS 20-13]
 
  04:33 Bledsoe Layup Shot: Missed 
Bass Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  04:32  
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  04:25  
  04:23 Tucker Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  04:12 Mark Morris Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  04:08  
Turner 3pt Shot: Missed  03:54  
Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  03:52  
Bradley 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Turner (3 AST)  03:49
[BOS 23-13]
 
Bradley Foul: Personal (1 PF)  03:34  
  03:34 Tucker Substitution replaced by Marc Morris 
  03:34 Mark Morris Substitution replaced by Goodwin 
  03:34 Knight Substitution replaced by Wright 
Bass Substitution replaced by Crowder  03:34  
  03:27 Marc Morris 3pt Shot: Missed 
  03:26 Team Rebound 
  03:03 Goodwin Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Bradley (2 ST) 
Thomas Hook Shot: Missed  02:56  
  02:54 Marc Morris Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:48
[PHX 15-23]
Wright Alley Oop Layup shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Marc Morris (1 AST) 
Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed  02:34  
Zeller Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  02:33  
Crowder Jump Shot: Missed  02:27  
  02:26 Wright Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:09 Len Jump Shot: Missed 
Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:07  
  01:53 Bledsoe Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Team Timeout : Regular  01:53  
  01:53 Len Substitution replaced by Barron 
Turner Substitution replaced by Young  01:53  
Bradley Substitution replaced by Wallace  01:53  
Young Jump Shot: Missed  01:38  
  01:36 Team Rebound 
  01:23
[PHX 17-23]
Marc Morris Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  00:59.9  
  00:57.4 Wright Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  00:47.9
[PHX 19-23]
Barron Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (3 AST) 
Crowder 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Thomas (1 AST)  00:37.9
[BOS 26-19]
 
  00:32.9 Bledsoe Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
  00:30.8 Team Rebound 
  00:14.9 Marc Morris 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:12.9 Barron Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  00:01.9 Goodwin Layup Shot: Missed 
  00:01.3 Bledsoe Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  00:01.3
[PHX 21-26]
Bledsoe Putback Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
End of 1st Quarter
Boston Celtics (34-41) Phoenix Suns (38-38)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
Crowder 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Thomas (2 AST)  11:39
[BOS 29-21]
 
  11:15
[PHX 24-29]
Marc Morris 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Knight (1 AST) 
Wallace Jump Shot: Missed  10:54  
  10:52 Marc Morris Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  10:49 Wright Layup Shot: Missed 
Young Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:46  
Bass Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Thomas (3 AST)  10:38
[BOS 31-24]
 
  10:19
[PHX 26-31]
Wright Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Barron (1 AST) 
  09:58 Barron Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Bass Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  09:58
[BOS 32-26]
 
  09:58 Barron Substitution replaced by Warren 
Bass Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  09:58
[BOS 33-26]
 
  09:47 Knight Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Crowder (1 ST) 
Thomas Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Crowder (1 AST)  09:45
[BOS 35-26]
 
  09:45 Knight Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) 
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 1 (3 PTS)  09:45
[BOS 36-26]
 
  09:32
[PHX 28-36]
Goodwin Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Bass Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Thomas (4 AST)  09:17
[BOS 38-28]
 
  08:55
[PHX 31-38]
Knight 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Marc Morris (2 AST) 
Wallace 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Crowder (2 AST)  08:32
[BOS 41-31]
 
  08:23 Knight Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Bass (2 ST) 
Young Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Crowder (3 AST)  08:19
[BOS 43-31]
 
Bass Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  08:00  
  08:00  
  08:00 Knight Substitution replaced by Bledsoe 
  08:00 Goodwin Substitution replaced by Thornton 
  08:00
[PHX 32-43]
Wright Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  08:00
[PHX 33-43]
Wright Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Crowder 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Bass (2 AST)  07:43
[BOS 46-33]
 
  07:31 Thornton 3pt Shot: Missed 
Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  07:28  
Thomas Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Marc Morris (1 ST)  07:21  
  07:15 Marc Morris Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Crowder (2 ST) 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Wallace (1 AST)  07:03
[BOS 49-33]
 
  06:47
[PHX 35-49]
Wright Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (4 AST) 
  06:45 Team Violation : Delay Of Game 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS)  06:33
[BOS 52-35]
 
  06:19 Warren Jump Shot: Missed 
  06:17 Warren Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  06:17
[PHX 37-52]
Warren Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Young 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Thomas (5 AST)  06:00
[BOS 55-37]
 
  05:40
[PHX 39-55]
Thornton Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Wright (1 AST) 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  05:26  
Young Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  05:24  
  05:24 Warren Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
  05:24 Delay Technical - PHX 
  05:24 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:24 Marc Morris Substitution replaced by Tucker 
  05:24 Wright Substitution replaced by Mark Morris 
Bass Substitution replaced by Zeller  05:24  
Crowder Substitution replaced by Smart  05:24  
Thomas Free Throw Technical (10 PTS)  05:24
[BOS 56-39]
 
Young Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS)  05:24
[BOS 57-39]
 
Young Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  05:24  
  05:24 Tucker Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:13
[PHX 41-57]
Warren Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (5 AST) 
Zeller Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Young (1 AST)  04:53
[BOS 59-41]
 
  04:53 Mark Morris Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) 
  04:53 Warren Substitution replaced by Len 
Zeller Free Throw 1 of 1 (3 PTS)  04:53
[BOS 60-41]
 
  04:39
[PHX 43-60]
Bledsoe Jump Bank Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Wallace Jump Shot: Missed  04:26  
  04:24 Len Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  04:12 Len Jump Shot: Missed 
Wallace Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  04:10  
Wallace Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (1 TO)  03:58  
Zeller Foul: Shooting Block (1 PF) (2 FTA)  03:50  
  03:50
[PHX 44-60]
Bledsoe Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Young Substitution replaced by Bradley  03:50  
Wallace Substitution replaced by Bass  03:50  
  03:50
[PHX 45-60]
Bledsoe Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Thomas Driving Layup Shot: Missed  03:28  
  03:26 Len Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
Bradley Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  03:24  
  03:24 Thornton Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  03:24 Team Rebound 
  03:24
[PHX 46-60]
Thornton Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS) 
Zeller Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Thomas (6 AST)  03:11
[BOS 62-46]
 
  02:58 Bledsoe Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Bradley (3 ST) 
Bradley Layup Shot: Missed Block: Bledsoe (1 BLK)  02:54  
Bass Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  02:52  
Bass Dunk Shot: Made (12 PTS)  02:52
[BOS 64-46]
 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:36  
Thomas Substitution replaced by Turner  02:36  
  02:33 Thornton 3pt Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  02:31  
Bradley Jump Shot: Missed  02:10  
Team Rebound  02:10  
  02:10 Tucker Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Bass Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  02:10  
Team Rebound  02:10  
Bass Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS)  02:10
[BOS 65-46]
 
  01:52
[PHX 48-65]
Mark Morris Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Zeller Hook Shot: Missed  01:32  
  01:30 Tucker Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  01:23 Thornton Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Zeller Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  01:20  
Smart 3pt Shot: Missed  01:15  
Turner Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  01:13  
Bradley Jump Shot: Missed  01:08  
  01:07 Tucker Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  00:58.9 Thornton 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:56.9 Len Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
Smart Foul: Personal Block (1 PF)  00:50.8  
  00:38.9
[PHX 50-65]
Mark Morris Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Bass Jump Shot: Made (15 PTS)  00:20.9
[BOS 67-50]
 
  00:04.0 Thornton Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Bass Substitution replaced by Thomas  00:04.0  
  00:04.0 Mark Morris Substitution replaced by Marc Morris 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.1  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 2nd Quarter
Boston Celtics (34-41) Phoenix Suns (38-38)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Zeller Jump Shot: Missed  11:42  
  11:40 Len Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
Bradley Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  11:30  
  11:30 Bledsoe Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  11:30 Team Rebound 
  11:30
[PHX 51-67]
Bledsoe Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Zeller Jump Shot: Missed  11:18  
  11:16 Tucker Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  11:15 Tucker Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Bradley (4 ST) 
Zeller Dunk Shot: Missed Block: Len (2 BLK)  11:07  
  11:04 Len Rebound (Off:1 Def:7) 
  11:01
[PHX 53-67]
Len Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (6 AST) 
Smart Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS)  10:49
[BOS 69-53]
 
  10:35 Tucker 3pt Shot: Missed 
Bass Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  10:33  
Smart 3pt Shot: Missed  10:12  
Bass Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  10:10  
Bradley Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Bass (3 AST)  10:08
[BOS 71-53]
 
  10:02
[PHX 55-71]
Knight Floating Jump shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Mark Morris (2 AST) 
Bradley Layup Shot: Missed Block: Len (3 BLK)  09:44  
Team Rebound  09:43  
Zeller Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Turner (4 AST)  09:41
[BOS 73-55]
 
  09:22 Tucker Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Bradley (5 ST) 
Turner Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Bradley (1 AST)  09:19
[BOS 75-55]
 
  09:09
[PHX 57-75]
Tucker Reverse Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (7 AST) 
  08:52 Knight Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
Bass Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Tucker (1 ST)  08:41  
  08:36
[PHX 59-75]
Tucker Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Bradley Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Mark Morris (3 ST)  08:16  
  08:10
[PHX 62-75]
Knight 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Mark Morris (3 AST) 
Zeller Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Bradley (2 AST)  07:51
[BOS 77-62]
 
  07:40 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
Zeller Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  07:36  
Smart Jump Shot: Missed  07:30  
  07:28 Len Rebound (Off:1 Def:8) 
  07:22
[PHX 64-77]
Bledsoe Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  07:21  
Smart 3pt Shot: Missed  06:58  
  06:55 Mark Morris Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:45
[PHX 67-77]
Knight 3pt Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Mark Morris (4 AST) 
Bass Jump Shot: Missed  06:29  
  06:27 Tucker Rebound (Off:0 Def:6) 
  06:20 Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  06:20  
  06:20 Len Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) 
Smart Substitution replaced by Thomas  06:20  
Bass Substitution replaced by Crowder  06:20  
Zeller Layup Shot: Missed  06:00  
  05:58 Mark Morris Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Turner Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  05:56  
  05:56
[PHX 68-77]
Tucker Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  05:56
[PHX 69-77]
Tucker Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Zeller Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Bledsoe (2 ST)  05:46  
  05:43
[PHX 71-77]
Len Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed  05:26  
Bradley Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  05:24  
Bradley Driving Layup Shot: Made (18 PTS)  05:19
[BOS 79-71]
 
  05:03 Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Missed 
Bradley Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  05:01  
Bradley Jump Shot: Missed  04:56  
  04:53 Mark Morris Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  04:48 Bledsoe Reverse Layup Shot: Missed Block: Zeller (1 BLK) 
Turner Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  04:44  
Thomas Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Bradley (3 AST)  04:40
[BOS 81-71]
 
  04:40 Team Timeout : Regular 
  04:40 Bledsoe Substitution replaced by Goodwin 
  04:19 Mark Morris 3pt Shot: Missed 
  04:17 Tucker Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  04:14 Tucker Hook Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  04:13  
  03:59 Mark Morris Foul: Personal Block (2 PF) 
Zeller Layup Shot: Missed Block: Len (4 BLK)  03:47  
  03:46 Team Rebound 
  03:40 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  03:37  
Turner Floating Jump shot: Made (6 PTS)  03:29
[BOS 83-71]
 
  03:15 Goodwin Layup Shot: Missed 
  03:13 Goodwin Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  03:13 Goodwin Tip Shot: Missed 
Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  03:11  
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  03:06  
  03:03 Len Rebound (Off:1 Def:9) 
  02:50 Goodwin Jump Shot: Missed 
  02:48 Goodwin Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  02:48 Goodwin Layup Shot: Missed 
  02:47 Goodwin Rebound (Off:3 Def:0) 
Thomas Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  02:47  
  02:47
[PHX 72-83]
Goodwin Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  02:47 Mark Morris Substitution replaced by Marc Morris 
Bradley Substitution replaced by Young  02:47  
  02:47 Goodwin Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:46  
Turner Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO)  02:27  
  02:14 Marc Morris 3pt Shot: Missed 
  02:12 Tucker Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
  02:03 Knight Floating Jump shot: Missed 
Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  01:59  
  01:55 Marc Morris Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Zeller Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  01:55  
Team Rebound  01:55  
  01:55 Len Substitution replaced by Wright 
Zeller Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  01:55
[BOS 84-72]
 
  01:37 Knight Jump Shot: Missed 
  01:36 Wright Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  01:32 Marc Morris Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
  01:31 Goodwin Rebound (Off:4 Def:0) 
  01:30
[PHX 74-84]
Goodwin Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Thomas Jump Bank Shot: Missed  01:11  
Zeller Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  01:07  
Zeller Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS)  01:07
[BOS 86-74]
 
  00:50.9
[PHX 76-86]
Goodwin Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Knight (2 AST) 
Turner Jump Shot: Missed  00:35.9  
  00:33.5 Marc Morris Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  00:10.9 Knight Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:09.6 Wright Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  00:09.6
[PHX 78-86]
Wright Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Young Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA)  00:09.6  
  00:09.6
[PHX 79-86]
Wright Free Throw 1 of 1 (11 PTS) 
Turner 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Crowder (4 AST)  00:01.9
[BOS 89-79]
 
  00:00.1 Goodwin 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 3rd Quarter
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  11:41 Marc Morris Jump Shot: Missed 
Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  11:38  
  11:25 Goodwin Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Young Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  11:25
[BOS 90-79]
 
Young Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  11:25
[BOS 91-79]
 
  11:12 Marc Morris 3pt Shot: Missed 
Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  11:10  
Thomas Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Marc Morris (2 ST)  10:56  
  10:50
[PHX 81-91]
Knight Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Goodwin (1 AST) 
Wallace Foul: Offensive (1 PF)  10:39  
Wallace Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  10:39  
  10:39 Goodwin Substitution replaced by Warren 
  10:25 Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Missed 
Young Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  10:23  
  10:15 Knight Foul: Personal (4 PF) 
Thomas Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO)  10:10  
  10:00
[PHX 83-91]
Warren Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Knight (3 AST) 
Thomas Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO)  09:41  
Thomas Substitution replaced by Smart  09:41  
  09:33 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
Bass Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  09:31  
  09:24 Wright Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Bass Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS)  09:24
[BOS 92-83]
 
  09:24 Knight Substitution replaced by Tucker 
Bass Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  09:24  
  09:22 Wright Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  09:14
[PHX 85-92]
Tucker Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Bass Hook Shot: Made (18 PTS)  08:54
[BOS 94-85]
 
  08:44 Bledsoe Jump Shot: Missed 
Young Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  08:43  
Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed  08:37  
  08:36 Team Rebound 
Young Foul: Personal (2 PF)  08:36  
  08:36  
  08:24 Bledsoe Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Wallace Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:20  
Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed  08:06  
  08:04 Bledsoe Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  07:56
[PHX 87-94]
Warren Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (8 AST) 
Bass Jump Shot: Missed  07:33  
Wallace Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  07:31  
Wallace Putback Layup Shot: Missed  07:31  
  07:29 Warren Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  07:25 Bledsoe Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:24 Bledsoe Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  07:24 Bledsoe Tip Shot: Missed 
Young Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  07:22  
Crowder Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  07:10  
  07:09 Bledsoe Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
Bass Foul: Shooting Block (3 PF) (2 FTA)  07:04  
  07:04
[PHX 88-94]
Tucker Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS) 
  07:04 Marc Morris Substitution replaced by Len 
  07:04 Wright Substitution replaced by Mark Morris 
  07:04 Warren Substitution replaced by Knight 
Bass Substitution replaced by Zeller  07:04  
Wallace Substitution replaced by Turner  07:04  
  07:04
[PHX 89-94]
Tucker Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS) 
Crowder Jump Shot: Missed Block: Len (5 BLK)  06:54  
  06:52 Len Rebound (Off:1 Def:10) 
  06:47 Tucker Foul: Offensive Charge (2 PF) 
  06:47 Tucker Turnover : Foul (3 TO) 
Turner Jump Shot: Missed  06:33  
  06:31 Bledsoe Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  06:21
[PHX 91-94]
Knight Jump Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Mark Morris (5 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  06:12  
Young Substitution replaced by Bradley  06:12  
Crowder Layup Shot: Missed  06:04  
  06:02 Tucker Rebound (Off:2 Def:7) 
  05:54 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
Zeller Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  05:53  
Crowder 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Smart (3 AST)  05:39
[BOS 97-91]
 
  05:23
[PHX 94-97]
Knight 3pt Shot: Made (20 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (9 AST) 
Smart Jump Shot: Missed  05:04  
  05:01 Bledsoe Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
  04:57 Bledsoe Foul: Offensive Charge (2 PF) 
  04:57 Bledsoe Turnover : Foul (4 TO) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  04:39  
Team Rebound  04:38  
  04:38 Len Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) 
Smart Substitution replaced by Thomas  04:38  
Turner Step Back Jump shot: Missed  04:23  
  04:22 Team Rebound 
  04:08 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
Bradley Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  04:06  
Thomas Turnover : Lost Ball (5 TO) Steal:Tucker (2 ST)  03:52  
  03:48 Tucker Layup Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  03:45  
Thomas Jump Shot: Missed Block: Len (6 BLK)  03:28  
Team Rebound  03:28  
Team Timeout : Short  03:28  
Zeller Jump Shot: Missed  03:26  
  03:24 Tucker Rebound (Off:2 Def:8) 
  03:20 Bledsoe Turnover : Lost Ball (5 TO) Steal:Bradley (6 ST) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Made (21 PTS) Assist: Thomas (7 AST)  03:12
[BOS 100-94]
 
  03:11 Team Timeout : Regular 
  03:01 Tucker Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Turner (1 ST) 
  02:58 Tucker Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS)  02:58
[BOS 101-94]
 
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  02:58  
  02:56 Tucker Rebound (Off:2 Def:9) 
  02:36 Mark Morris Jump Shot: Missed 
  02:35 Knight Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  02:33
[PHX 97-101]
Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Knight (4 AST) 
Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed  02:09  
  02:07 Bledsoe Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  01:47
[PHX 100-101]
Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Mark Morris (6 AST) 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (16 PTS)  01:37
[BOS 104-100]
 
  01:37 Knight Foul: Shooting (5 PF) (1 FTA) 
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 1 (17 PTS)  01:37
[BOS 105-100]
 
  01:23 Tucker 3pt Shot: Missed 
Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:7)  01:21  
Thomas Driving Layup Shot: Missed  01:10  
  01:07 Len Rebound (Off:1 Def:11) 
  01:03 Bledsoe Turnover : Bad Pass (6 TO) Steal:Thomas (1 ST) 
Thomas Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (19 PTS)  00:40.9
[BOS 107-100]
 
  00:40.4 Team Timeout : Regular 
Thomas Substitution replaced by Smart  00:40.4  
  00:37.9 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:36.0 Tucker Rebound (Off:3 Def:9) 
  00:36.0
[PHX 102-107]
Tucker Putback Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Turner Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA)  00:36.0  
Smart Substitution replaced by Thomas  00:36.0  
  00:36.0
[PHX 103-107]
Tucker Free Throw 1 of 1 (13 PTS) 
  00:31.7 Tucker Foul: Personal Take (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
Turner Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:31.7  
Team Rebound  00:31.7  
Turner Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  00:31.7
[BOS 108-103]
 
  00:31.7 Team Timeout : Short 
Thomas Substitution replaced by Smart  00:31.7  
  00:31.7 Len Substitution replaced by Marc Morris 
  00:24.9 Mark Morris 3pt Shot: Missed 
Smart Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  00:22.6  
  00:22.3 Knight Foul: Personal Take (6 PF) (2 FTA) 
  00:22.3 Knight Substitution replaced by Len 
Smart Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:22.3  
Team Rebound  00:22.3  
Smart Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS)  00:22.3
[BOS 109-103]
 
  00:22.3 Team Timeout : Short 
Zeller Substitution replaced by Bass  00:22.3  
  00:22.3 Len Substitution replaced by Goodwin 
  00:16.9
[PHX 105-109]
Bledsoe Driving Layup Shot: Made (19 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Short  00:16.9  
Smart Substitution replaced by Thomas  00:16.9  
  00:15.9 Goodwin Foul: Personal Take (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Bradley Free Throw 1 of 2 (22 PTS)  00:15.9
[BOS 110-105]
 
Thomas Substitution replaced by Smart  00:15.9  
Bradley Free Throw 2 of 2 (23 PTS)  00:15.9
[BOS 111-105]
 
  00:08.9
[PHX 107-111]
Bledsoe Driving Layup Shot: Made (21 PTS) 
  00:06.8 Goodwin Foul: Personal Take (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Smart Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  00:06.8
[BOS 112-107]
 
Smart Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  00:06.8
[BOS 113-107]
 
  00:01.8
[PHX 110-113]
Goodwin 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (10 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  00:01.7  
Smart Substitution replaced by Thomas  00:01.7  
  00:01.7 Goodwin Substitution replaced by Len 
  00:01.1 Bledsoe Foul: Personal Take (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (20 PTS)  00:01.1
[BOS 114-110]
 
Bass Substitution replaced by Smart  00:01.1  
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (21 PTS)  00:01.1
[BOS 115-110]
 
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
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l
l10
h
a
BOS
2nd Atlantic
40
42
8-2
21-20
19-22
PHX
3rd Pacific
39
43
1-9
22-19
17-24
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
BOS
2 players 17.5
2 players 7.3
2 players 7.0
6 players 0.8
2 players 1.0
PHX
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