By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ The Brooklyn Nets will acquire Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett from the Boston Celtics in a deal that was still developing as the NBA draft […]
The Boston Celtics will play at the TD Garden for the first time Friday night since the events of the Boston Marathon.
Rajon Rondo made up for lost time in a big way for the Boston Celtics after missing a game because of a sprained right ankle.
Celtics one win away from the NBA finals
The Celtics handled the Heat rather easily during the regular season going 3-1. The Heat won in the second game of the season while the Celtics took the latter three, but with one of those was a meaningless contest at the end of the season when playoff seeding had already been set.
Series heads back to Boston for game 7
Boston pulled away from the Philadelphia 76ers to win 101-85 and take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.