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NBA: Celtics Legend in Emotional Home Coming as Nets Beat Celts

(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Boston Celtics legends Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnet, with the Brooklyn Nets, received a rapturous homecoming when they played their former team Sunday.



Then Nets beat Celtics 85-79. Pierce played for 15 seasons with the Celtics and Garnet for si



The two future Hall of Famers led the Celtics to the Championship in 2008. They were traded to the Nets earlier this seaso



However the star of the match was Andray Blatche who scored 17 points, both Pierce and Garnett had to settle for six points eac



The win is the Nets fifth in the ro



Elsewhere in the NBA, Champions Miami Heat defeated their runners-up the San Antonio Spurs 113-10



Chris Bosh led the scoring with 24 points while last year's MVP LeBron James added 1



Also in the NBA, the New York Knicks won their second game in the row, beating the LA Lakers 110-10



Carmelo Anthony followed his 62 point, franchise-record performance, against the Clippers with 35 against the Lakers


NBA: Celtics Legend in Emotional Home Coming as Nets Beat Celts

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