Friday, December 14th
BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Celtics needed just two-thirds of their "Big Three" to crush Milwaukee 104-82.
Paul Pierce scored a season-high 32 points and Kevin Garnett added 15 in the Celtics' eighth consecutive win. Tony Allen had 11 points while starting in place of Ray Allen, who sat out with a sore ankle.
Rajon Rondo added 17 points and eight assists as the Celtics improved to 12-and-0 at home, matching a franchise record.
The Bucks never recovered after Boston scored 13 straight points early in the third quarter to take a 60-49 lead. Mo Williams was high man for Milwaukee with just 14 points.
--- Mike McCune