Boston Celtics defeat Detroit Pistons, 94-80

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - After searching for a long time, the Celtics finally located the directions that got them back on the smooth path on which they had been accustomed to driving.

The Celtics won their first road game of the playoffs last night, a 94-80 decision over the Pistons in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Boston owns a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series, with Game 4 here tomorrow night. The Celtics are 1-6 on the road t...

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - If you bleed Green, this was the one you've been waiting for.

The Celtics played like champions last night. They played like the team New England fell in love with during the 82-game regular season. They stalled the Pistons, moved the ball, threw down ferocious jams, and silenced the Motown crowd with a 94-80 victory at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

They won on the road.

It had been a long time. The Celtics hadn't won away from home since April...