Boston Celtics defeat Cleveland Cavaliers, 76-72

Imagine two heavyweight boxers, nose to nose, sweating profusely, throwing body blow after body blow until only one is barely left standing.

Not the type of fight you want to watch over again or remember. No, not pretty in the least.

That's basically how Kevin Garnett described his Celtics' ugly 76-72 victory over the Cavaliers in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series at TD Banknorth Garden last night.

"This was two heavyweights, just body punching," said Garne...