Boston Celtics defeat Phoenix Suns, 117-97

A TD Banknorth Garden sellout crowd chanted, "M-V-P, M-V-P," to Kevin Garnett when he was at the free throw line in the fourth quarter last night.

After the game, Garnett said teammate Paul Pierce should be the MVP. Together, they submitted a pair of MVP-type performances, combining for 57 points in the Celtics' 117-97 victory over the Phoenix Suns.

Garnett scored a team-high 30 points on 12-of-19 shooting from the field and 6-of-6 from the line while dishing out six as...