Celts Stop The Running Of The Bulls At The Garden

Garnett has 20 points, 17 boards; Celts beat Bulls

By JIMMY GOLEN
AP Sports Writer
      BOSTON (AP) – Kevin Garnett scored 20 points with a season-high
17 rebounds, and Rajon Rondo scored 12 and had 19 assists on Friday
night to lead the Boston Celtics to their sixth straight win, a
104-92 victory over the Chicago Bulls.
      Ray Allen scored 14 and Paul Pierce had 18 for Boston, which
never trailed.
      Derrick Rose scored 20 with eight assists, and Joakim Noah had
14 points and 10 rebounds for Chicago. Carlos Boozer scored 12
points in 21 minutes in his second game since missing the first
month of the season with a broken bone in his right hand.
      Garnett had 16 points and 11 rebounds at the half, when the
Celtics led 53-48. The Bulls cut the lead to one point before
missing their next eight shots and watching Boston open a 70-54
lead.
      
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