Four-Point Play: Can Celtics keep pace with LeBron, Heat?


By Adi Joseph, USA TODAY With their team up eight points and Ray Allen at the free-throw line, Celtics fans filled TD Garden with a serenade: "Beat the Heat." "Let's do it," Kevin Garnett told ABC's Doris Burke after Boston advanced to the Eastern

Rajon Rondo had 18 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 85-75 in Game 7 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals. Rajon Rondo had 18 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds and the Boston

As the seconds ticked off the clock Saturday night during the Celtics' 85-75 Game 7 win over the Philadelphia 76ers at TD Garden, a fan on the video board held up a sign that read "Bring on LeBron" while others in the crowd chanted "Beat the Heat.

BOSTON – Celtics coach Doc Rivers said before yesterday's practice that Greg Stiemsma had to beg off the court in the second half of Wednesday's Game 6 loss with pain in his left foot, but was feeling much better in time for yesterday's workout.

I'll do my best to wrap up this series with this recap, but when I'm done I'd like to ask that you never make me talk about it ever again.

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