Big Baby has only played 7 minutes as the Clippers are up 33 over the Celtics. Doc Rivers is not feeling nostalgic.
90-57, Clippers. It's the largest homecourt deficit for the Celtics since 2003.
Doc Rivers' Clippers have the Celtics down 33 at home. In his nine years in Boston, the Celtics never trailed by 33 at home.
Halftime: Clippers 68 - Celtics 47 --> Five minutes into 3rd quarter: Clippers 90 - Celtics 57
Clippers have 35-16 edge in rebounds and 11-4 in made threes. Worst matchup in league for Celtics.
The Celtics trailed by 21 at the half despite committing only two turnovers.
Clippers are boat-racing the Celtics at halftime.
Clippers shot 54.3%, Celtics 34.8% in 1st half. LA with a 34-16 rebounding edge.
Clippers top 60 Pts in 1st half for 3rd straight game. Lead Celtics in Boston 68-47. Redick & Paul combine for 32 points. Prime Ticket now!
It took Haslem almost 2 years to get a double-double when he had 12 points, 12 rebounds vs Celtics. Now he has his second of the season.
Halftime: Clippers 68, Celtics 47. JJ Redick leads all scorers with 19 pts on 8 for 11 shooting, including three three-pointers.
Celtics/Clippers: When talent shows itself. 68-47 Clippers
Halftime: Clippers 68, Celtics 47. Boston goes on a 4-0 run to close out the half so, well, yeah they got that going for them.
Thomas nails a shot at the buzzer, which makes the crowd temporarily forget about the Clippers 68-47 lead over the Celtics at halftime.
TD Garden crowd cheers Isaiah Thomas three-pointer that cuts Celtics' halftime deficit to 68-47, but as they might say here, it's OV-AH.
Last thing Celtics need is for Isaiah Thomas to be having mid-air collisions with DeAndre Jordan. Thomas winced and grabbed his lower back.
As Duke fights for the Final 4, former Blue Devil JJ Redick lighting up the Celtics. Has 19 points in first half. 55-33 LAC.
Celtics need Gigi to defend Hawes at some point this game, just to mark the first man-bun matchup in NBA history.
Matt Barnes walked to the end of the Celtics bench to offer Gerald Wallace a handshake during a break in play.