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Boston Celtics Beat Atlanta Hawks 83-80 in Game 6 to Move on to Round 2
May 11th, 2012 at 12:54 AM
Story Kevin Garnett scored 28 points, grabbed 14 rebounds, blocked five shots, and added three steals, and the Boston Celtics beat the Atlanta Hawks 83-80 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. The win eliminates Atlanta and the Celtics will now move on to face the Philadelphia 76ers in Round 2....

Playoff Focus: Kevin Garnett in the Post
May 10th, 2012 at 5:05 PM
The Atlanta Hawks match up pretty well with the Boston Celtics and, going into Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Hawks with Boston up 3-2, there don't appear to be too many matchups the Celtics can exploit. Rajon Rondo has an obvious advantage over Jeff Teague, but Teague...

Boston Celtics were Never Going to Move to Semifinals the Easy Way
May 9th, 2012 at 3:15 PM
Last night the Boston Celtics failed to eliminate the Atlanta Hawks in game 5 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, missing an opportunity to earn themselves some much needed rest and recuperation before moving on the round two. They had a 10 point first half lead, rallied from down 12 to...

Boston Celtics Don’t Close the Deal, Lose to Atlanta Hawks 87-86 to Extend Series
May 9th, 2012 at 12:34 AM
Story Al Horford scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks staved off elimination, beating the Boston Celtics 87-86 to bring the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals to 3-2. Rajon Rondo scored 13 points and added 12 assists for the Celtics, Ray Allen added 15 off the bench, and Boston rallied...

Can Anyone Slow Down Rajon Rondo?
May 8th, 2012 at 4:19 PM
Boston Celtic point guard Rajon Rondo has always had a penchant for big games. His affinity for nationally televised matchups is well documented, and practically all of his best performances has come under the NBA's brightest lights. Celtic fans have often seen this as a double edged sword because, while...