Boston Celtics defeat Houston Rockets, 94-74
HOUSTON - The Celtics sent the hot Rockets back to earth last night.
The second-longest winning streak in NBA history - 22 games - ended when the Celtics brought down the Rockets, 94-74, at the Toyota Center, handing Houston its first loss since Jan. 27.
"Obviously, this was a good win for us," said Celtics forward Kevin Garnett, who had a double-double of 22 points and 11 rebounds. "This is one of the best accomplishments in sports. It's unbelievable, not just in ba...
HOUSTON - Instead of getting into a war of words with the owner of his old team, Celtics forward Kevin Garnett took the high road last night.
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