Boston Celtics defeat Milwaukee Bucks, 104-82

Ray Allen has been questioned recently about his career-low shooting numbers.

Maybe a sore right ankle that he has kept quiet about has something to do with it.

The Celtics guard missed his first game of the season last night against the Bucks with an ankle injury suffered Nov. 24 at Charlotte. He is expected to test his ankle at practice today and it's uncertain if he will play tomorrow afternoon at Toronto. While with Seattle, Allen missed nine games last season with ...

Larry Bird recently said he is reluctant to compare his Celtics teams of the 1980s with today's version. But after the current Celtics earned a 104-82 victory over the Bucks last night at TD Banknorth Garden, they have something in common with Bird's.
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The Celtics joined their 1983-84 forebears as the only teams in franchise history to start 12-0 at home. They could break the record against the Pistons Wednesday.

"I'm happy for their success," ...

Frank Layden once emerged from the Utah Jazz locker room in the old Boston Garden, his hapless team having been trounced by a very good Celtics squad, and looked at a group of reporters waiting hungrily for his thoughts. No sooner had the first question left the lips of the unfortunate inquisitor when Layden stopped him in midsentence.
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"What? You mean we were supposed to win?"

It's getting eerily similar to that these days at the Garden. Twelv...