7:36: The Celtics couldn't keep pace with the Pacers in the first quarter. After twelve minutes, they trail 27-19. KG leads the C's with 7 points. They'll need a lot more out of him and Pierce in the final three quarters. Keep watching.
8:11: The Celtics made a very small comeback in the second. In the quarter, the Celtics outscored the Pacers 23-22 to make it 49-42 Indiana at halftime. Garnett still leads the C's with 8, despite scoring just 1 point in the last twelve minutes. Avery Bradley is second with 7, but is shooting just 3/9 from the field. Jeff Green also has 7, including a three-pointer.
8:43: We may have to accept that the Celtics are gonna lose tonight. The third quarter just ended and they are down 68-58. Garnett still leads with 12 despite doing nothing in the last few quarters. Pierce has 10. Bradley has 9.
9:18: In the fourth quarter, the Celtics made a huge rally. At one point late in the quarter, the C's were down 81-72. After that, they ended the game on a 12-0 run including a game-winning layup by Jeff Green with .5 seconds left. The final score: Celtics 83, Pacers 81. The C's are now 33-27. Stay here at CG, post game and USOTN coming soon.