Boston Celtics defeat Golden State Warriors, 105-82
The Celtics' victory cigar isn't really a cigar.
Rather, some slow-dancing bearded dude from American Bandstand with a tight yellow shirt that reads, "Geno."
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Video of Geno plays only when the game is well in hand at TD Banknorth Garden. And in the final minutes of an easy 105-82 victory over the Warriors in front of a sold-out crowd last night, Kevin Garnett let down his usually intense guard, smiled wildly, threw a fist up, and did a little danc...
This is Don Nelson's 29th season as an NBA head coach. Only two players on the Golden State Warriors roster were even alive when Nelson began his career in Milwaukee in 1976. He was 97 wins shy of being the all-time winningest coach in NBA history when the Warriors took the floor last night against the Celtics. He's still 97 shy after the Celtics' 105-82 victory.
You could stock a pretty large trophy case with Nellie hardware. There are three Coach of the Year awards, f...