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NBA: Boston 91, New Jersey 69

Nov. 14, 2007 at 10:53 PM   |   Comments

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.

Paul Pierce added 15 points and Ray Allen had 14. Tony Allen and Rajon Rondo contributed 13 each.

New Jersey, which lost for the fourth straight time, was led by 21 points from Richard Jefferson. Jason Kidd had 19 points, nine rebounds and seven assists.

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.

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