Despite an awful third quarter performance, the Boston Celtics pulled away with a close win against the Phoenix Suns with the score of 87-79.
Stats Leaders BOS PHO
Points Green 14 Scola 16
Rebounds Sullinger 16 Gortat 14
Assists Rondo 8 Dudley 5
Steals Garnett 3 Gortat 2
Blocks Garnett 2 Gortat 5
BOSTON (AP) The Celtics survived a scoring drought that spanned almost half of the third quarter, scoring just 14 in the period before regaining the lead and taking command against the road-weary Suns, who lost their 11th straight away from home.
Jason Terry added 13 points as Boston's reserves outscored Phoenix's 47-16. Kevin Garnett was the only Boston starter to score in double figures, finishing with 10 points and five rebounds.