Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • CLE40.9
    • 59.7BOS
  • Three Point %

    • CLE27.8
    • 52.9BOS
  • Turnovers

    • CLE9
    • 14BOS
  • Rebounds

    • CLE48
    • 43BOS

Game Information

TD Garden
  • Boston, MA
Attendance: 18,624
100%
Capacity: 18,624
John Goble, Zach Zarba, Scott Bolnick
12/20/2012 Associated Press

Pierce erupts for 40 as Celts halt 3-game skid

Paul Pierce scored 25 of his season-high 40 points in the second half, carrying the Boston Celtics to a 103-91 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.

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Game Flow

CLE
BOS
0:00 - 4th Quarter

CLE

91

BOS

103

End of the 4th Quarter

Shot Chart

  • Tyler Zeller misses 19-foot jumper
  • Paul Pierce blocks Alonzo Gee 's 2-foot layup
  • Dion Waiters makes two point shot
  • Dion Waiters makes 17-foot jumper (Tyler Zeller assists)
  • Tristan Thompson makes 9-foot jumper
  • Dion Waiters makes driving layup
  • Alonzo Gee makes 12-foot two point shot
  • Kevin Jones makes two point shot
  • C.J. Miles misses 7-foot jumper
  • Tristan Thompson misses tip shot
  • Kyrie Irving makes 9-foot two point shot
  • Alonzo Gee makes driving dunk
  • Kyrie Irving makes 17-foot two point shot
  • Kevin Jones misses jumper
  • Donald Sloan makes driving layup
  • Tyler Zeller makes 16-foot jumper (Donald Sloan assists)
  • Kevin Garnett blocks Kevin Jones 's 2-foot layup
  • Luke Walton makes 25-foot three point jumper (Dion Waiters assists)
  • Tyler Zeller makes two point shot
  • Tristan Thompson misses alley pop dunk shot
  • Luke Walton misses three point jumper
  • Tristan Thompson misses jumper
  • Alonzo Gee makes 15-foot two point shot
  • Kevin Garnett blocks Tristan Thompson's layup
  • Dion Waiters misses 16-foot step back jumpshot
  • Dion Waiters misses layup
  • Kyrie Irving misses 19-foot two point shot
  • Kyrie Irving makes 23-foot three point jumper (Dion Waiters assists)
  • Dion Waiters misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • Tyler Zeller makes 18-foot jumper (Alonzo Gee assists)
  • Tyler Zeller makes 14-foot jumper (Dion Waiters assists)
  • Alonzo Gee misses 18-foot jumper
  • Alonzo Gee misses layup
  • Kyrie Irving makes two point shot (Tristan Thompson assists)
  • Kyrie Irving makes 21-foot jumper
  • Kyrie Irving makes 14-foot two point shot
  • Jeff Green blocks Tristan Thompson 's 3-foot layup
  • Kyrie Irving makes two point shot
  • Samardo Samuels misses 22-foot jumper
  • Dion Waiters misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • C.J. Miles makes 25-foot (Samardo Samuels assists)
  • Samardo Samuels misses 20-foot jumper
  • Tyler Zeller makes 4-foot jumper (C.J. Miles assists)
  • Samardo Samuels misses 20-foot jumper
  • Tyler Zeller makes jumper (Alonzo Gee assists)
  • Tristan Thompson misses 6-foot jumper
  • Dion Waiters makes 8-foot two point shot
  • Jason Collins blocks Dion Waiters 's 2-foot shot
  • Kyrie Irving misses 11-foot Running Jumper
  • Tristan Thompson makes dunk (Kyrie Irving assists)
  • Rajon Rondo blocks Kyrie Irving 's 6-foot jumper
  • Tyler Zeller misses 20-foot jumper
  • Kevin Garnett misses 20-foot jumper
  • Rajon Rondo makes driving layup
  • Paul Pierce misses 10-foot
  • Rajon Rondo makes two point shot
  • Rajon Rondo makes driving layup
  • Rajon Rondo misses layup
  • Brandon Bass makes 16-foot jumper (Jason Terry assists)
  • Brandon Bass misses 17-foot jumper
  • Paul Pierce makes 26-foot three point jumper (Brandon Bass assists)
  • Paul Pierce makes 26-foot three point jumper (Jared Sullinger assists)
  • Brandon Bass misses jumper
  • Jeff Green makes two point shot (Courtney Lee assists)
  • Courtney Lee misses 15-foot jumper
  • Jeff Green misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Jason Terry misses 18-foot jumper
  • Kevin Garnett makes 10-foot two point shot (Jason Terry assists)
  • Courtney Lee makes 20-foot jumper (Jason Terry assists)
  • Courtney Lee makes layup (Kevin Garnett assists)
  • Kevin Garnett makes 9-foot two point shot
  • Kevin Garnett makes two point shot (Rajon Rondo assists)
  • Brandon Bass makes layup (Kevin Garnett assists)
  • Rajon Rondo misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Paul Pierce makes two point shot
  • Paul Pierce makes 25-foot three point jumper
  • Rajon Rondo makes driving layup (Jason Terry assists)
  • Kevin Garnett makes 13-foot jumper
  • Paul Pierce makes 14-foot two point shot
  • Paul Pierce makes driving layup (Rajon Rondo assists)
  • Rajon Rondo misses
  • Paul Pierce makes 1-foot driving dunk (Rajon Rondo assists)
  • Tristan Thompson blocks Jared Sullinger 's 4-foot jumper
  • Jason Terry makes 23-foot three point jumper (Paul Pierce assists)
  • Tristan Thompson blocks Brandon Bass 's 4-foot jumper
  • Jared Sullinger makes two point shot (Rajon Rondo assists)
  • Jeff Green misses 23-foot jumper
  • Kevin Garnett misses 20-foot jumper
  • Paul Pierce misses 27-foot three point jumper
  • Jason Terry makes layup
  • Rajon Rondo makes 19-foot jumper (Paul Pierce assists)
  • Paul Pierce makes two point shot
  • Jason Terry misses 23-foot three point jumper
  • Jason Terry makes 21-foot jumper (Kevin Garnett assists)

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