Golden State Warriors defeat Boston Celtics, 103-99

OAKLAND, Calif. - The Celtics gave their fans delusions of dominance with their win Friday at Orlando without Paul Pierce.

Their stellar defensive effort masked their offensive shortcomings without their All-Star forward.

The past two nights the Celtics have been inept in the fourth quarter offensively, and last night they dropped another game with poor execution, losing, 103-99, to the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena.

Rajon Rondo led Boston with 30 points, and...