Celtics-Nuggets: By the numbers

Celtics-Nuggets: By the numbers
February 11, 2013, 4:47 am
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BOSTON -- The box score of the Boston Celtics - Denver Nuggets triple overtime game boasted attention-grabbing numbers after 63 minutes of basketball Sunday night at the TD Garden. Take a look at some key figures following the Celtics 118-114 win.

221: Total number of field goals attempted

84: Celtics points scored outside of the paint

62: Nuggets points scored in the paint

56: Total number of 3-point shots attempted

54: Number of minutes played by both Paul Pierce and Ty Lawson

18: Game-high number of rebounds grabbed by Kevin Garnett (Celtics season high)

12: Celtics biggest lead

9: Number of ties

4: Points separating the Celtics and Nuggets out of a combined 232

2: Number of triple-doubles Pierce has now recorded this season (27 points, 14 rebounds, 14 assists)

0: Number of players who fouled out

In case you wanted more stats, here you go:

Celtics last regular season triple overtime game: Jan. 13, 2006 at Philadelphia (loss, 125-124)

Celtics last regular season triple overtime victory: Feb. 17, 1999 @ Vancouver (win, 131-129)

Celtics last regular season triple overtime victory in Boston: Dec. 11, 1996 vs. Toronto (win, 115-113)