Golden State Warriors vs Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic's Courtney Lee (11) slams down two against the Golden State Warriors in the first half at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California on December 15, 2008. (UPI Photo/Terry Schmitt)
Courtney Lee led a Boston balanced attack with 20 points Saturday and the Celtics clinched a seventh playoff seed by overwhelming Orlando 120-88.
Paul Pierce scored 26 points and Courtney Lee provided the game-clinching free throws in overtime Monday, lifting the Boston Celtics over Utah 110-107.
Leandro Barbosa put Boston in front for good during an 8-0 fourth-quarter run Wednesday that rallied the Celtics to a 99-95 win over Toronto.
Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond teamed up for 31 points Sunday and the Detroit Pistons kept Boston on the skids with a 103-88 victory.
Kirk Hinrich saved Chicago in the fourth period Friday and Marco Belinelli's jumper with 3 seconds left in overtime gave the Bulls a 100-99 win over Boston.
Paul Pierce led a late surge that halted a Houston comeback Friday and lifted Boston to a 103-91 victory over Houston.
Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo both scored 18 points Friday and contributed to a Boston defensive effort that brought the Celtics a 94-75 win over Indiana.
Stephen Curry and David Lee combined for 42 points Saturday and Golden State ended a successful December with a 101-83 defeat of Boston.
Joakim Noah racked up a triple-double Tuesday and the Chicago Bulls recorded their third win in four games, 100-89 over Boston.
Paul Pierce and Courtney Lee combined for six free throws late in the second overtime Wednesday, sending Boston to a marathon117-115 win over Dallas.