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Celtics Roar Past Nuggets at TD Garden
First Quarter Sparks C's
The Celtics led from start to finish on Friday night as they defeated the Nuggets 106-98 at TD Garden. Boston, which started the game on a 14-0 run and outscored Denver 39-15 in the first quarter, held off a second-half rally by the visitors with contributions from starters and reserves alike.
Jordan Crawford recorded game highs in both points (22) and assists (eight) while his backcourt partner, Avery Bradley, added 18 points of his own. Kris Humphries mirrored Bradley's scoring output with 18 points off the bench, all while leading the game in plus/minus rating with a plus-26.