Celtics Rebound to Defeat Knicks: 96-82

Posted: 10th October 2009 by Thomas Halzack in NBA
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Fifty-four times to be exact...rebound that is. The CelticsÆ defense looked better than their offense tonight as you can tell that they are still getting comfortable with each other on the scoring end of the court. They held the Knicks to eight first quarter points on 3-of-22 shooting and never relinquished the lead. Kendrick Perkins was supposed to be the defensive force, which he was, but he also came out offensive minded, scoring seven first quarter points, mostly against David Lee, to lead the team. Putting that little jump shot to good use, KP finished 5-of-7 overall for 14 points and game honors. Perkins was so good that an alley oop meant for Garnett went right in. It was a good thing, as I donÆt think KG would have converted it otherwise. The Rasheed Wallace show debuted as a Cel ...

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