The Atlanta Hawks 6-0 record came to an end last night , when Paul Pierce's dramatic fallaway jumper fell in with :5 seconds remaining. The (8-1) Boston Celtics won by a score of 103-102 Wednsday night in Boston. Last night's win made it the eigth straight win at home against the Hawks, including the four playoff games last spring.
"The last play was drawn up, said Garnett; get pierce the ball and get the hell out of the way. "Superman is in the booth!" And if you don't believe Garnett just ask head coach Doc Rivers he will tell you the same thing.
There were twelve lead changes in third quarter alone. Paul Pierce scored thirty-four points,Kevin Garnett finished with twentey-five points and twelve rebounds, and Ray Allen added seventeen points also. The Big three paved the way for the Celtics last night.
" A great player made a great shot last night!". Added head coach Mike Woodson.