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Ray rains threes, adds 25

04.21

Despite the absence of Kevin Garnett, the Celtics throttled the Heat and took a 2-0 first-round lead over Miami with a 106-77 home win on Tuesday night. Glen Davis started at power forward and the self-proclaimed "Ticket Stub" had 23 points and eight rebounds in place of the Big Ticket. Ray Allen, who scored a team-high 25 points, was 7-for-9 on 3-pointers to lead a Boston attack that hit 12 of 20 attempts beyond the arc. The Celtics, who at one point outscored the Heat 44-8, finished with a 50-33 advantage on the boards.

Fio Allen Boston Marathon

04.21

Ray's mother ran the Boston Marathon yesterday in honor of her grandson Walker Allen. Fio Allen runs Boston Marathon

Celtics take 3-0 lead

04.24

The Celtics are one win shy of the Eastern Conference Semifinals after Paul Pierce delivered a buzzer-beating dagger to the Heat during Game 3, giving Boston a 100-98 win on the road. Pierce, who scored 32 points (22 in the second half), was one of four starters to score at least 16 points while helping the C's extend their series lead to a commanding 3-0. Ray Allen poured in 25 points for Boston, followed by Rajon Rondo's 17 and Kevin Garnett's 16. Boston will have an opportunity to close out the series at 1 p.m. Sunday in Miami. See the game recap here

Boston holds 3-1 lead

04.24

Rajon Rondo (23 points, nine assists) and Kevin Garnett (18 points, 12 rebounds) rallied the Celtics from a big early deficit, but Boston couldn't overcome Dwyane Wade's 46 points and fell to the Heat 101-92 Sunday afternoon in Miami. Paul Pierce tallied 16 points and Ray Allen added 15 as the Big Three continued their playoff production. Off the bench, Michael Finley scored seven points and Tony Allen added six. With the Celtics leading 3-1, the best-of-seven series returns to Boston for Game 5 at 7 p.m. Tuesday night.

C's win series 4-1

04.28

The Celtics closed out their series with Miami on Tuesday night with a 96-86 win at the TD Garden. Ray Allen scored all of his team-high 24 points in the second half, including five 3-pointers. Paul Pierce added 21, Rajon Rondo just missed a triple-double with 16 points, eight rebounds and 12 assists, and Kevin Garnett scored 14 points to go along with eight rebounds. The Celtics' 21-point lead in the third quarter shrunk to three at one point, but their 9-2 run in the middle of the fourth put the game away and punched their ticket to the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Game recap

Celtics fall in game 1

05.02

Rajon Rondo continued his impressive playoff run with 27 points and 12 assists but the Celtics came up short in a 101-93 loss to the Cavaliers on Saturday night in Quicken Loans Arena. Kevin Garnett also pitched a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds in the loss. The C's had the first half on lock, leading by 11 at the break, but after a sluggish third quarter in which Cleveland took the lead, the C's were unable to rebound and the Cavs captured Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. With the series standing at 1-0 in the Cavaliers' favor, the C's will prepare to bounce back during Game 2 Monday in Cleveland. Game recap

Celtics tie series at 1-1

05.04

Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics took a double-digit lead deep into the third quarter Monday night, and instead of giving it up, they dismantled the Cavaliers down the stretch in a 104-86 road victory that tied the series at 1-1. Rondo out-assisted the entire Cleveland team in the first half (12 to 11) en route to a career-high 19 assists, which tied the franchise playoff high. Boston outscored Cleveland 31-12 in the third quarter to take control of the game. Allen scored a team high 22 points. Game recap

Celtics drop Game 3 at home

05.07

Kevin Garnett scored 19 points and Rajon Rondo added 18 Friday night but the Celtics came up short to LeBron James and the Cavaliers 124-95 in Game 3 at home. Rondo also dished out eight assists, but James' 38-point performance proved to be too much to overcome. The Celtics trailed wire-to-wire in the contest, as they shot only 42.7 percent from the floor while Cleveland drilled 59.5 percent of its shots. Game 4 of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series is at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the TD Garden. Game recap

Celtics win Game 4

05.09

The Celtics bounced back with a 97-87 win over the Cavaliers on Sunday afternoon at TD Garden. Rajon Rondo had an impressive game on both ends of the court with a triple-double (29 points, 18 rebounds, 13 assists). Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen tallied 18 points respectively. Boston will travel back to Cleveland to face the Cavaliers on Tuesday at 8 p.m. and try to go up 3-2 in the series.

Ray Allen Golf Tournament

05.11

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Celtics win in Game 5

05.12

The Celtics rocked the Cavaliers in their own house Tuesday night, the second time they've done so in this series. Paul Pierce came alive for 21 points and Ray Allen (25 points) drained six 3-pointers to pace the C's past the Cavs 120-88 in Game 5. Kevin Garnett added 18 points as the Big Three took charge in the second and third quarters and thwarted any rally attempt by Cleveland. LeBron James managed only 15 points on 3-for-14 shooting from the field. With the win, Boston returns home leading the Eastern Conference Semifinal series 3-2. Game 6 tips off at 8 p.m. Thursday at the TD Garden. Game recap

Celtics take down Cavs

05.14

Kevin Garnett set the tone early and helped close out late, dropping 22 points and 12 rebounds on the Cavaliers in a 94-85 home win that advanced the C's on to the Eastern Conference Finals. Rajon Rondo continued his dominance of the Cavs with another big night (21 points and 12 assists) and Rasheed Wallace chipped in 13 big points off the bench. Boston will now take on the Orlando Magic in a best-of-seven series that begins at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Orlando. Game recap

Celtics steal Game 1

05.17

Ray Allen (25) and Paul Pierce (22) combined for 47 points Sunday as the Celtics took charge in the third quarter and held on for a 92-88 win over the Magic in Game 1, Boston's third consecutive road win in the playoffs. Pierce added nine rebounds and five assists in one of his best games of the playoffs, and Rasheed Wallace came off the bench for 13 points. Wallace, Kendrick Perkins and Glen Davis helped limit the Magic's Dwight Howard to 13 points. Rajon Rondo also dished out eight assists. Game 2 in the best-of-seven series tips off at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Orlando.

C's now lead series 2-0

05.18

Paul Pierce already had 15 points when Dwight Howard clubbed him in the head with a forearm as he drove to the basket with 4:16 left in the second quarter Tuesday night, but that flagrant foul didn't prevent Pierce and the C's from beating the Magic 95-92 to grab a pivotal 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Finals. Pierce finished with 28 points and Rajon Rondo notched 25 to go along with eight assists as the C's knocked Orlando off on its home court for the second time in as many tries.

C's dominate in game 3

05.23

The Celtics forged a double-digit lead with more than three minutes left in the first quarter, and never saw their lead drop into single digits from there Saturday as Rajon Rondo was one of six Boston players to score in double-figures on the way to a 94-71 blowout of the Magic. Rondo scored 11 points with 12 assists and Glen Davis scored a game-high 17 points as the Celtics dominated Orlando from start to finish and won their sixth straight postseason game. Boston never trailed for the second time in the series and now owns a commanding 3-0 lead in the series. Game recap

Celtics fail in overtime

05.24

Forget the broom. There wasn't any sweeping at the Garden Monday night. The Celtics still have some cleaning up to do. With a chance to eliminate the Magic hanging in the balance, the C's mustered desperation and some sensational plays down the stretch to stage a furious fourth quarter comeback in a classic NBA Playoff game Monday night. And they almost put the Orlando Magic away in Game 4, forcing overtime but falling short in the extra session, 96-92. Game recap

Game 6 set for Friday

05.26

Rasheed Wallace scored 21 points off the bench and Rajon Rondo had 19 Wednesday night but the short-handed Celtics came up short to the Magic 113-92 in Game 5 on the road. Injuries took their toll as both Glen Davis and Marquis Daniels left with apparent concussions. Kendrick Perkins was also ejected near the end of the second quarter after his second technical foul. With the Celtics up 3-2 in the Eastern Conference finals, Game 6 will tip off at 8:30 p.m. Friday in the TD Garden. Game recap

C's eliminate Magic, 4-2

05.28

The C's are headed back to the NBA Finals. Nate Robinson sparked the Celtics with 13 points off the bench in the second quarter Friday night and Boston cruised to a 96-84 Game 6 win over the Magic. The victory clinched the series 4-2 and advanced the C's to the NBA Finals, which start June 3. Paul Pierce scored 31 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in a conference championship-caliber performance. Ray Allen added 20 points, including two 3-pointers early in the third quarter to extend the lead. Rajon Rondo finished with 14 points and six assists, despite taking a hard fall on his hip. Game recap

C's drop Game 1 in L.A.

06.04

Paul Pierce posted 24 points and pulled down nine boards, but his efforts weren't enough as the Celtics fell to the Lakers 102-89 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Kevin Garnett posted 16 points, while Rajon Rondo added 13 points and eight assists in the loss. Kobe Bryant (30 points) scored 14 in the third quarter to help the Lakers open a 20-point lead heading into the final period. The Celtics will return to the court for Game 2 at 8 p.m. Sunday night in L.A. Game recap

Ray sets record

06.06

Ray Allen (32 points) hit an NBA Finals-record eight 3-pointers to help Boston grab a 103-94 win in Game 2 of the Finals Sunday night. Allen opened up the game with seven 3s in the first half and Rajon Rondo closed the night with 10 big points in the final six minutes to lead the C's to victory. Rondo finished with a triple-double of 19 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists. The series now shifts to Boston for Game 3 at 9 p.m. Tuesday night in the TD Garden. Game recap

Celtic fall short in Game 3

06.08

Kevin Garnett had a dominant night at both ends of the court and scored 25 points Tuesday night but the Celtics came up short to the Lakers 91-84 in Game 3 at home. The Celtics' bench made big contributions, as Glen Davis scored 12 points and Tony Allen draped himself on Kobe Bryant at the defensive end. Rajon Rondo had 11 points and eight assists, while Kendrick Perkins pulled down 11 rebounds. The C's will look to bounce back in Game 4 at 9 p.m. Thursday in TD Garden. Game recap

Series now knotted at 2-2

06.10

So much for reserves. The Celtics' bench played like starters in the fourth quarter of Game 4, sparking Boston to a 96-89 win over the Lakers. Glen Davis (18 points) and Nate Robinson (12 points) led the charge as the C's began the fourth quarter with a 25-12 run that turned a two-point deficit into an 85-74 advantage. Boston's bench combined to score 36 points, while Paul Pierce had a team-high 19. Boston has a chance to take a series lead on Sunday night in Game 5 at the Garden. Game recap

Boston leads series 3-2

06.13

The Boston Celtics won Game 5 of the NBA Finals 92-86 Sunday night to take a critical 3-2 series lead over the Los Angeles Lakers. Paul Pierce (27 points) and Kevin Garnett (18 points, 10 rebounds, five steals) each had their best game of the Finals and helped the C's shoot 56 percent from the field for the game. With the win, Boston is now on the doorstep of another championship and can attain that goal in Game 6, which will tip off at 9 p.m. Tuesday night in Los Angeles. Game recap

Lakers force game 7

06.15

Ray Allen scored 19 points and Paul Pierce added 13 Tuesday night but the Celtics fell to the Lakers 89-67 in Game 6 in L.A. Kevin Garnett finished with 12 points and six rebounds, and Rajon Rondo had 10 points and six assists. The loss was costly for Boston not just because it forced Game 7. Center Kendrick Perkins, their best interior defender, sprained his right knee in the first quarter and did not return. With the series tied 3-3, the Celtics will play for their 18th NBA championship at 9 p.m. Thursday in LA. Game recap

Title run ends in LA

06.17

The Celtics fell just short of their 18th NBA championship after an 83-79 road loss to the Lakers in Game 7 of the 2010 Finals. The Celtics fought tooth-and-nail for 48 minutes, but Paul Pierce's 18 points and 10 rebounds and Rajon Rondo's 14 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds weren't enough to overcome the Lakers. Boston's defense limited LA to just 32.5 percent shooting in the game. Boston battled to the final buzzer, but the Lakers made 12 free throws in the final six minutes to seal the victory. Game recap

Ray stays in Boston

07.08

The Celtics' offseason plans are working to perfection. After many fans feared the team would be broken up and rebuilt after losing in Game 7 of the NBA Finals, management has acted to the contrary and brought back all the critical pieces. Ray Allen became the latest veteran to return, agreeing last night to a two-year, $20 million contract that contains a player option for the second season, giving Allen the option of being a free agent again next summer.

Golf tournament photos

09.14

Check out the new photos from Ray Allen golf tournament: here