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NBA scores: Celtics lose both games this weekend

A look back the Boston Celtics' performance this weekend. The team lost both of its games, falling to the Houston Rockets on Friday night and the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday.

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The Boston Celtics (12-11) lost both games this weekend, as the team fell to the Houston Rockets on Friday night and the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday. Both games were decided by double-digit margins.

On Friday, the Celtics traveled to Houston and lost to the Rockets by a final score of 101-89. Paul Pierce registered a team-high 18 points, while Rajon Rondo added 15 points, a game-high 13 assists and four rebounds. Kevin Garnett scored 14 points, while Jason Terry contributed 12 points.

On Saturday, the Celtics fell to San Antonio by a final score of 103-88.

Pierce and Terry both registered a team-high 18 points, while Rondo contributed six points and nine assists (once again, a game-high total). Garnett managed to produce 13 points in 30:24 played.

Boston now sits in third place in the Atlantic Division and trail the New York Knicks by six games for first place.

The Celtics will return to action on Tuesday night when they travel to Chicago to challenge the Bulls (13-9).