For the second straight game the Boston Celtics found themselves behind after the first quarter. The Milwaukee Bucks came out strong led by Richard Jefferson’s early 6-6 shooting performance but were unable to hold the lead before the half. The Celtics would finish the half up 55-47. Jefferson finished the game with 20 points for the Bucks.
Paul Pierce played a large part in the Celtics’ comeback last night. He finished with a team high 18 points with 10 rebounds added in. The win was the 5th on the year for the Celtics (5-1) who have held all six of their opponents under 100 points. Defense continues to win games for the defending champions.
The Celtics will play their next home game on 11/10 vs the Toronto Raptors at the TD Banknorth Garden. Celtics tickets are available for this and all Boston games.