Celtics 105, Warriors 103: Kevin Garnett Leads Boston Past Golden State

Kevin Garnett (24 points, seven rebounds) hit the game-winning jumper with six seconds remaining as the Boston Celtics survived against the Golden State Warriors, 105-103, on Wednesday night at Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA.

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Celtics Vs. Warriors Final Score: Boston Hangs On For 105-103 Win

Kevin Garnett buried a wide open corner jumper with six seconds remaining to lead the Boston Celtics past the Golden State Warriors, 105-103, in the final game before the trade deadline on Wednesday night at Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA.

Garnett led all scorers with 24 points on 11-of-15 shooting and had seven rebounds and five assists. Boston improved to 2-1 on its eight-game West coast road trip, which continues on Friday night against the Sacramento Kings.

The Celtics and Warriors were deadlocked for most of the game before Boston gave itself some breathing room in the fourth, only to surrender the lead courtesy of a 6-0 run in the final minute. from Golden State led by two layups from ex-Celtics guard Nate Robinson, who had 20 points, 11 assists and four steals. With the clock winding down, Paul Pierce (15 points) drove to the basket and passed out to Garnett for the game-winner.

Brandon Bass scored 22 and grabbed nine rebounds (three offensive boards) and Mickael Pietrus scored 15 off the bench on 5-of-6 shooting from three-point range. Rajon Rondo scored eight but had 14 assists and Greg Stiemsma had eight points and eight boards. Boston shot 51.3 percent, but was actually out-shot by Golden State (52.6 percent).



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Celtics Vs. Warriors Halftime Score: Golden State On Top 60-55

No Monta Ellis, no problem. Klay Thompson and Dorell Wright paced the Golden State Warriors in a high-scoring first half that saw the Warriors take a 60-55 lead over the Boston Celtics at the half at Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA late Wednesday evening.

Thompson scored 17 and Wright added 15 points and seven rebounds as Golden State shot 56.1 percent in the first half. David Lee was the only other Warrior to reach double digit scoring, totaling 14 points to go along with seven rebounds.

Brandon Bass led the Celtics with 12 points and three rebounds and Mickael Pietrus also scored 12 points on 4-of-5 shooting from three-point range. Ray Allen scored seven, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett each had six points and Rajon Rondo was held to four points and seven assists. Boston shot 47.6 percent in the half.



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Celtics Vs. Warriors: Boston Takes On New-Look Golden State

Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics prepare to face a new-look Golden State Warriors squad -- now without Monta Ellis, Ekpe Udoh and Kwame Brown -- at 10:30 p.m. EDT on Wednesday at Oracle Arena (TV/Radio: CSN/WEEI).

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