Boston Celtics defeat Portland Trail Blazers, 96-76

The obvious question after going down to the final seconds Thursday night to defeat the Lakers was how the Celtics would be able to bounce back last night in Portland.

Not only had the Trail Blazers made a trade to bring in veteran big man Marcus Camby, but they would also be working Brandon Roy, their franchise player, back into the lineup.

There was a stretch of games earlier in the season when Boston lost four straight games on the back end of back-to-backs, a cockta...