Rockets

Celtics Awaken In Time To Beat Rockets 97-92 In OT

View Comments
Kevin Garnett of the Celtics celebrates the win with teammate Rajon Rondo. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Kevin Garnett of the Celtics celebrates the win with teammate Rajon Rondo. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Featured Items

77820352_8Hot Cheerleader - Funny Faces 2014

Small-WttJersey Ads Are Coming

Small-WttWatch: Are You Smarter Than A 6-10?

From Our CBS Music Sites

77820352_8JJ Watt Gives Huge Welcome To Rookie, Zach Mettenberger

77820352_8Things Middle Class Americans Can't Afford Anymore

154061765 Celtics Awaken In Time To Beat Rockets 97 92 In OT The 4 Most Haunted Sites In Houston

77820352_8Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

BOSTON  (AP)   The streaky Boston Celtics are winning again, just in time for an Atlantic Division showdown with the first-place Philadelphia 76ers.

Paul Pierce scored seven of his 30 points in overtime on Tuesday night as the Celtics recovered from a second-half slumber to beat the Houston Rockets 97-92 for their fifth consecutive win since the All-Star break. The Celtics had lost five in a row heading into the break.

“We’re starting to play good basketball, and we’re starting to win games where we don’t play good basketball,” Celtics coach Doc Rivers said. “And that may be more important.”

MORE>>>

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 25,196 other followers