No Durant, No Problem [VIDEO]
The Boston Celtics were feeling good coming off an overtime win on Wednesday, while Oklahoma City had to play without Kevin Durant. Neither seemed to matter as the Thunder pounded Boston 101-83.After a close first half of play the Thunder put their foot on the gas pedal in the third quarter and never looked back. Serge Ibaka led all scorers with 21 points, nine of them along with five rebounds came in the third quarter as Oklahoma City opened up their lead. Jeremy Lamb came pff the bench to get 19 point.
Jeff Green was the high scorer for Boston with 16 points, Rajon Rondo dished out 8 assists after taking the previous game off. Not only was the final score not in Boston’s favor, the Thunder also controlled the glass, out rebounding the Celtics by 13.
Boston now gets ready to welcome Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett back to the Garden when they face the Nets on Sunday – live coverage on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket starts at 6pm.