The Celtics again playing without Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo, Jermaine O’Neal and Keyon Dooling win their fourth game in a row over Indiana who took two games from them this season. Paul Pierce nearly finished with a triple-double, with 28 points, 10 rebounds, 8 assists, 3 steals and 2 blocks. Chris Wilcox had his best game since becoming a Celtic, hitting six of his eight shots to finish with a season-high 14 points and 6 rebounds. Kevin Garnett finished with 13 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal, and 2 blocks. Starting his second straight game Brandon Bass finished with 12 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, and 1 block. Also starting his second game Mickael Pietrus finished with 13 points and 8 rebounds.