Celtics Hold Off Hawks

11:12 PM, Mar 19, 2012   |    comments
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Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Ray Allen scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half and sparked a fourth-quarter run that helped the Celtics hold off the Hawks, 79-76, at Philips Arena.

The Celtics shot 35 percent from the field over the first three quarter prior to making 50 percent (10-of-20) in the fourth.

The win, aided by Kevin Garnett's 16 points and Rajon Rondo's 10-point, 13- assist effort, pushed Boston to 3-3 on its eight-game road trip.

Atlanta, looking to extend a two-game winning streak, was led by Joe Johnson's game-high 25 points.


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