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Absurd: a lineup that featured Jerebko at center was +15 in six minutes. Him on last time playing position: "I really don't even remember."
People told Jae Crowder he shot well tonight. "Thanks to Isaiah," he said.
Stevens: "I don't know when we're going to practice again."
Stevens on his lineup: "I'm really curious about the Isaiah-Marcus-Avery trio on the court all at once."
Stevens: "I think we have a group of guys that enjoys good basketball."
Stevens: today we found a lineup that nobody would have ever thought would play together in an NBA game. ... And they played great.
Stevens: I'm really curious about the Isaiah-Marcus-Avery (trio) all on the court at once.
Stevens on Turner's triple-double: "I don't keep track of that stuff. But I know this, I couldn't take him out at the end of the 3rd."
Stevens on ET: "He was doing all of the little things… He was active defensively with his hands and finished plays. He's playing well."
Stevens on Thomas: "He has the ability to explode. His shiftiness creates contact… We need his ability to get to the line."
Stevens on Thomas and Jerebko's home debut: "The bench with those guys and Jae Crowder were pretty darn good the whole night."
115-94, Boston, F. Turner: 10-12-10a Jerebko: 20 Thomas: 19-6-7a Brad Stevens: 3 20-point wins as Celtics coach, 2 against the Knicks.
FINAL Celtics 115 - Knicks 94: Jerebko 20pt, Thomas 19pt-7ast-6reb, Crowder 18pt-6reb, Bargnani 17pt-6reb, Turner 10pt-12reb-10ast
Gino comes home on the same night as KG. That's beautiful.
With 11 free throws attempted, Isaiah Thomas tied Boston's season high for one player.
Buckle up, folks. Luigi Datome AND Shavlik Randolph are checking into this game.
GigiTime = GinoTime
Brandon Bass doing his finest KG impersonation as Gino rolls on the JumboTron. Has Sullinger laughing.
Most players used – Boston Celtics history 2015: 22** 1949: 22 2011: 21 2013: 20 2014: 19 2004: 19 ** 27 games remaining
And there’s Gino with C’s up 112-89 with 2:28 to play.
Datome is pretty on par with Noah's in-game bun.
Luigi Datome becomes the 22nd player to play for the Celtics this year, matching the franchise record set in 1949.
Celtics gettin' Gigi with it!
GIGI DATOME TIME!!!!
Gigi wins the race … Datome makes his Celtics debut with 3:46 to play.
Evan Turner has first triple-double of his career: 10 points - 12 rebounds - 10 assists
Celtics now 26-55 (47%) from three the last two games Isaiah Thomas' 11 made free throws, most by a Celtic in regulation this year.
Celtics have six threes this quarter, including two each from Smart and Crowder.
BREAK UP THE CELTICS!
Who will we see first, Gino or Gigi?
First career triple-double for Evan Turner. http://t.co/FBMiriw5eD
Turner assists on Smart hoop for 10th assist. Also 12 points, 10 rebounds for first career triple double.
Evan Turner has his 1st career triple-double (10 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists) and Celtics are up 96-74 against the Knicks.
There's the first triple-double of Evan Turner's career. 10 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists.
10-12-10 Evan Turner's first career-triple double in 361 NBA games. He's the 10th Celtic to be credited with one.
Evan Turner, triple double.
Is Isaiah Thomas almost kinda like a miniature James Harden, or am I crazy?
Jae Crowder just got a delay of game warning while begging for the ball from the ref, if I'm not mistaken.
Number of FT's Isaiah Thomas has made in Boston: 23 (3 games). Number of FT's Rajon Rondo has made all season: 19 (47 games).
Just your typical 20-0 run by the Celtics.
Turner one assist away from first career triple double.
Smart's two fourth-opening treys extend Celtics run to 15-0.
Isaiah Thomas with 8 more free throws tonight. Not shooting well from field, but Boston's offense gets a boost whenever he is out there,
OK, yeah, that's more like it.
Celtics have their largest lead, 80-72, after 3. Evan Turner 10-11 and 9 assists. He's never had a triple-double.
Jerebko at the buzzer! He nails a deep one to end the third and give the Celtics an 80-72 lead. Turner: 11 rebounds, 10 points, 9 assists.
Jerebko almost buried that 3-pointer from out of bounds. Kid's got range.
Jonas the fan favorite?
Turner (10 pts, 9 rebs, 8 assists) flirting with a triple double.
For those asking about the numbers we're referencing, here they are.. Celtics – 2012-15 With Rondo: 32-58 (.356) Without him: 55-72 (.433)
Without Sullinger, Celtics getting roasted in the paint, again, this time by Lou Amundson, Andrea Bargnani and the New York Knicks.
Jason Smith triple-double alert.
If the Celtics would decline to foul mediocre-or-worse players, it would likely boost their chances of prevailing here.
NY leads the Celtics 49-48 at half. Newest C's: Thomas 9 points, Jerebko 7 points. Turner has 8 pts, 5 rebs, 4 asts. http://t.co/c1Gub5Y7f4
Avery Bradley was super tight w Jeff Green & Courtney Lee on the Celtics. Having hometown friend Isaiah Thomas here sure to be good for him.