Exactly five years to the day when the Boston Celtics stopped the second-longest winning streak in NBA history, they can make sure the Miami Heat don’t take it all for themselves.
Andre Drummond scored a team high 16 points to help lead the Detroit Pistons to victory over the Boston Celtics 103-88 on Sunday night.
The streaky Celtics look to get back on track Sunday night when they visit a Detroit team playing for the first time since its trip to London.
After blowing late leads to Phoenix, Oklahoma City and Orlando, the Pistons (2-9) pulled away down the stretch to beat the Boston Celtics 103-83.
Boston, seeking its fifth win in six games, had assists on 37 of 43 field goals. Jason Terry scored a season-high 20 points, Paul Pierce added 19 and Kevin Garnett had 15 in 17 minutes.
It wasn’t exactly the most shocking thing ever, but it certainly had to be a little jarring for the Celtics when Ray Allen took less money and chose the Miami Heat.
It’s a spot that not many believed they would be in, but the Boston Celtics are just one win away from the NBA Finals.
These days, even the tiniest thing can quickly turn into an Internet phenomenon.
The Boston Celtics nearly let Game 4 slip away, but held on to tie the Eastern Conference Finals at 2-2 as they head back to Miami for Tuesday night’s Game 5.
Before the Celtics took Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals Sunday night, evening the series at two games apiece, point guard Rajon Rondo took a shot at the Miami Heat.