Although KG didn't score a lot, he set the tone early with his hustle. He finished the game with 10 points (5-9), 8 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 block. The Celtics were dominating the game enough that KG played only 25 minutes in the Celtics 108-83 beating of the Wizards.
Perk had a nice game with 9 points, 10 rebounds and 3 blocks and his customary tough defense inside in 27 minutes of play.
Paul Pierce was feeling it on offense in this game shooting 9-10 from the field and 5 of 6 3 pointers. The Celtics as a team shot 60% from beyond the arc. Pierce also finished with 1 rebound, 1 assist and 1 block.
I love Leon! This kid works so hard every minute he is on the court. He played just over 14 minutes and finished with 8 points, 8 rebounds and 1 assist. The bench as a whole played very well in this game. Big Baby finished with 2 points 1 rebound, 1 assist, 3 steals and 1 block in 18 minutes. Patrick O'Bryant got just 5 minutes but looked good, finishing with 4 points, 3 rebounds and 1 assist. Scal played 10 minutes, including some 2nd quarter minutes and finished with 5 points, 1 rebound and 1 block.
Eddie House led the bench scoring with 11 points to go with 3 rebounds and 1 assist. Tony had one of his better games of the season with 10 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal. Gabe Pruitt played most of the 4th quarter and finished with 2 points and 2 rebounds.
Rondo came out aggressive early and finished with 10 points, 3 rebounds, 14 assists, 1 steal and 1 block in 27 minutes.
By the end of the game Gino was dancing and the starters were on the bench laughing and enjoying the game. This was a good way to come home from their less than successful road trip. They got some rest and came out and played a team game all around. Now let's go to New York and get it done on the road.