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Mo Williams is out here trying to relive the emotions of his 50-point night.
Hey, first field goal in nine minutes! Nice to see you!
Hornets now on a 23-1 run, dating back to the 5:26 mark in the 2nd quarter.
Celts trail Charlotte 49-45 at half. They scored 13 points in 2:28 span of 2nd quarter. They scored five points in the other 9:32.
Isaiah Thomas has 7 pts and 3 asts off the bench, but the Celtics trail the Hornets 49-45 at the break. Smart: 10 pts http://t.co/jwoSB01vSc
Well, that lead fell apart pretty quickly.
13-1 run for the Hornets over the past 4 minutes. Celtics have missed past six shots.
The Celtics are really playing pretty good basketball right now.
James Young highlight dunk!
Jonas Jerebko might be the most prolific pointer in the NBA.
The Celtics continue to click on offense and lead the Hornets 27-21 after 1Q. Smart has 10 points, while Zeller has 6 rebs, 5 pts and 3 blks
Taylor on Stallings cont: "Tempers just flared a little bit. It happens in sports. He is one of the best people I've ever met in my life."
We've got more Jonas Jerebko at center, guys.
Fun that Marcus Smart can switch screens with Jae Crowder, who's (at least for now, on the Celtics) a power forward.
Ex-Vanderbilt standout Jeffrey Taylor on Kevin Stallings: "He's one of the best people I know. I have all the respect in the world for him."
Marcus Smart has 10 of Boston's first 16 points in the first 7 minutes of this game. Whoa boy.
Alert. Marcus Smart is hot, guys.
Marcus Smart's intermediate game on display here. And then the 3. Seven points for the rookie in the first three minutes.
Cash savings for Isaiah Thomas in having tech rescinded? $2,000. Helps pay for his new winter coat.
Al Jefferson on Perk: "I'd rather play with him than against him. I hate that he's back in the East again."
Brad Stevens hopeful Kelly Olynyk will practice Saturday; deems him questionable for Sunday vs. GSW. BS: “He’s getting close."
Al Jefferson on the Hornets trying to make the postseason: "our playoffs started earlier this month."
Stevens on the standings: "We have them up. We know what's going on. But the bottom line is, none of that matters ... unless you play well."
Stevens (continued): "And I’m pleased with where we are in that from that regard.”
BS: "As you’re growing and you’re in a place where the improvement and development is so critical, man, you better be in a good environment"
Stevens: “This is a high-energy group generally. It’s a fun group to coach and work with."
More Stevens: "But you use everything you can to try to get a little advantage"
Brad Stevens: "I’ve said this before: if I had to choose culture over numbers, I’d choose culture."
Stevens said that Kelly Olynyk is expected to practice tomorrow and is questionable for Sunday's game.
Stevens on watching the standings: "We have them up and we know what's going on. But none of that matters unless you play well."
Olynyk hopeful to practice tomorrow, per Stevens. Questionable for Sunday.
Stevens calls Jerebko mostly a 4: "Not 5 in a perfect world but maybe a 5 in our world."
Stevens on learning his new personnel: "I can't give enough credit to (my staff) on doing the video work to get my assistants up to speed."
Stevens on player turnover this season: "I've got to clear my mind to make sure I get initials right (for naming starters) on the board."
Stevens on analytics: "The amount of info (we have), you can't sift through it. You use anything you can to try to get a little advantage."