Boston Celtics defeat Toronto Raptors, 94-87

The Toronto Raptors and a full house at the TD Banknorth Garden were the witnesses last night.

Paul Pierce was the Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But. He was also the judge and jury, scoring 22 points in the fourth quarter to rally the Celtics to a 94-87 victory over the Raptors.

The game continued a season trend - the opposition starting out quickly, the Celtics seemingly playing in quicksand. Then some intensive defensive pressure turned the momentum as the Celti...