BOSTON — The Boston Celtics saw something at the end of the half that they hadn't seen in a while - a lead.
BOSTON — With back-to-back games ending in similar fashion, the Celtics have a pretty good pulse on what goes into losing games.
Figuring out how to win them?
UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Marcus Smart approaches every game with a certain amount of respect for his opponent.
It was a fitting image to see the Brooklyn Nets advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals to face Miami with Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce literally having a big hand in it happening.
Paul Pierce blocked Kyle Lowry's shot from the lane on the final play and the Brooklyn Nets held off the Toronto Raptors 104-103 in Game 7. They advance to face the Miami Heat.