BOSTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- A 16-point effort by Kevin Garnett led a balanced attack Wednesday as Boston remained unbeaten by whipping New Jersey 91-69.
The Celtics have won seven straight games to open the season, equaling the franchise's best start in 35 years. The club record for most victories to start a campaign is 14, set by the 1957-58 team.
Boston took an eight-point lead into the fourth quarter and promptly went on a 6-0 run. The Celtics' lead grew to 20 points with 4:53 remaining.