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Celtics/Jazz Game Preview

Chuck - Red's Army March 22, 2010 Uncategorized 2 Comments

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Celtics (45-24) at Jazz (45-25)

Game time: 9pm, EnergySolutions Arena, Utah.
TV -
CSN. Radio – WEEI-AM (850)

Team Leaders

Scoring
Bos: Pierce – 18.1                  Jazz: Carlos Boozer – 19.4

Rebounding
Bos: Perkins – 7.7                 
Jazz: Boozer - 11.2

Assists
Bos: Rondo – 9.7                    Jazz: Deron Williams – 10.3

Who'll go off:  Ray Allen. Paul Pierce has been stealing the headlines lately, but Ray is shooting the ball really well. I also like his chances vs Wes Matthews and Kyle Korver.

Who needs to be stopped:  The Jazz bench. Utah has some firepower – Paul Millsap, CJ Miles and Kyle Korver. While the Celtics reserves have been playing with energy, their scoring is down the last two games.

The C's will lose if…   Defense anyone? The Jazz may be the most balanced offensive team in the league. They are 5th in the league in scoring (103.6), 1st in assists (26.5) and 1st in FG% (49).

Miscellany:   Andrei Kirilenko (calf) and Mehmet Okur (stomach illness) are questionable. The Celtics beat Utah 105-86 on Nov 11. The Jazz have won 26 of their last 34 games.

Prediction:  Jazz 107 – Celtics 101 

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  • Alex

    Wow you predicted the Celtics to lose…
    We will see about that.

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p01157053529f970b zippittyay

    So if the Cs win this game THIS will be their most impressive victory of the season?