Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Paul Pierce recorded a triple-double with 20
points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, as the Boston Celtics held off the Atlanta
Jeff Green added 27 points for the Celtics, who sit 1 1/2 games behind Atlanta
for sixth place in the Eastern Conference. Jason Terry made five 3-pointers en
route to 24 points.
Brandon Bass donated 13 points for Boston, which has won two in a row since a
Mike Scott and Josh Smith ended with 19 and 18 points, respectively, for the
Hawks, who went 2-2 on a four-game road trip. Jeff Teague tallied 17 points
and seven assists.
Anthony Tolliver had 14 points and seven rebounds for Atlanta, which was
without the services of center Al Horford (stomach illness). Shelvin Mack
finished with 12 points and nine assists.
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