Boston Celtics defeat Memphis Grizzlies, 119-89

MEMPHIS - Grizzlies first-year general manager Chris Wallace is very impressed with how his former employer has gone from a doormat to a championship contender in a year's span.

But the former Celtics GM is uncertain that Boston's route to a turnaround is one he can take with the struggling Grizzlies.

With 10 new players on the roster, the Celtics have gone from being one of the worst teams in the NBA a season ago to having the league's best record. The key moves were a...

MEMPHIS - Celtics forward Kevin Garnett joined an exclusive club last night, one that has only three other current NBA players as members. It might not be long until teammate Ray Allen joins them.

Garnett become the 32d player in NBA history to pass the 20,000-point mark during the Celtics' 119-89 victory over the Grizzlies at the sold-out FedEx Forum. Garnett scored 17 points in the game to give him 20,010 for his career.

"I got to start shooting the ball more to ca...