The Celtics became the first team since the Kings in 2001 to sweep all of the Texas teams on a single road trip. First they gave the Spurs their first home loss in six weeks, then they snapped the Rockets 22 game win streak, and last night they beat the Mavs last night 94-90.
In last nights game, Ray Allen hit a huge shot with 31 seconds left to beat help the Celtics to top the Mavs. It was the first time in a minute that all of the three stars for the Celtics were in the starting lineup. Ray Allen finished with 21 points in 31 minutes. Paul Pierce scored 22 and had a season-high 13 rebounds. Kevin Garnett added 20 and 13.
Lakers 106 – Jazz 95
The Jazz were on a roll at home. Winning 19 consecutive home games and holding the best home record in the league. The Lakers came in last night unconcerned with their streak and took the win 106-95.
The Lakers jumped out of the gates early, hitting 9 of their first 10 shots and ended the first quarter with a 20 point lead. They never let the crowd get into the game and held off a late Jazz run to get the win.
Kobe Bryant finished the game with 27 points and this play where he makes a over the back pass and goes on to start reppin his squad. Haters commence.
Spurs 102 – Bulls 80
The Spurs were on a four game losing streak? Thats right, the defending champions. Sound the alarms, oh wait nevermind, they were playing the Bulls last night.
The Spurs came into Chi -town playing some of their worst ball of Tim Duncan’s career but playing the Bulls was just what they needed to get back on track. Tim Duncan led the way with 22 and 10 helped the Spurs to 102-80 stomping.