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David Sabino
June 25, 2008
THE FACTS AND FIGURES BEHIND THE CELTICS' 17TH CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON
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June 25, 2008

For The Record

THE FACTS AND FIGURES BEHIND THE CELTICS' 17TH CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON

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2007-08 REGULAR-SEASON STATISTICS

PLAYER

G

GS

FG%

3P%

FT%

RPG

APG

SPG

BPG

PPG

Paul PIERCE

80

80

.464

.392

.843

5.1

4.5

1.3

0.5

19.6

Kevin GARNETT

71

71

.539

.000

.801

9.2

3.4

1.4

1.3

18.8

Ray ALLEN

73

73

.445

.398

.907

3.7

3.1

0.9

0.2

17.4

Rajon RONDO

77

77

.492

.263

.611

4.2

5.1

1.7

0.2

10.6

Leon POWE

56

5

.572

.000

.710

4.1

0.3

0.3

0.3

7.9

Sam CASSELL

17

1

.385

.409

.840

1.8

2.1

0.5

0.2

7.6

Eddie HOUSE

78

2

.409

.393

.917

2.1

1.9

0.8

0.1

7.5

James POSEY

74

2

.418

.380

.809

4.4

1.5

1.0

0.3

7.4

Kendrick PERKINS

78

78

.615

.000

.623

6.1

1.1

0.4

1.5

6.9

Tony ALLEN

75

11

.434

.316

.762

2.2

1.5

0.8

0.3

6.6

Glen DAVIS

69

1

.484

.660

3.0

0.4

0.5

0.3

4.5

P.J. BROWN

18

0

.341

.000

.688

3.8

0.6

0.3

0.4

2.2

Gabe PRUITT

15

0

.359

.250

.500

0.5

0.9

0.3

0.0

2.1

Scot POLLARD

22

0

.522

.682

1.7

0.1

0.1

0.3

1.8

Brian SCALABRINE

48

9

.309

.326

.750

1.6

0.8

0.2

0.2

1.8

TEAM AVERAGE

.475

.381

.771

42.0

22.4

8.5

4.6

100.5

OPPONENTS AVERAGE

.419

.316

.743

38.9

18.8

7.2

4.7

90.3

POSTSEASON SCOREBOARD

EASTERN CONFERENCE FIRST ROUND

GAME 1
Celtics 104, Hawks 81 at Boston
In his first playoff game in four years, Kevin Garnett scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.

GAME 2
Celtics 96, Hawks 77 at Boston
Tempers flared when Paul Pierce was fouled hard by Josh Smith, knocking him out of the game. He returned to finish with 14 points.

GAME 3
Hawks 102, Celtics 93 at Atlanta
Smith had 27 points, nine boards, six assists and three three-pointers in the Hawks' first playoff victory since 1999.

GAME 4
Hawks 97, Celtics 92 at Atlanta
Former Celtic Joe Johnson poured in 35 points, including 20 in the fourth quarter, to even the series at two games apiece.

GAME 5
Celtics 110, Hawks 85 at Boston
Ray Allen's three third-quarter treys within a span of three minutes slammed the door on a Hawks' rally.

GAME 6
Hawks 103, Celtics 100 at Atlanta
Six Hawks scored in double figures, including Johnson, who made a crucial three-pointer with just over a minute to go.

GAME 7
Celtics 99, Hawks 65 at Boston
Garnett and Kendrick Perkins each had double doubles in Boston's first Game 7 win since 1988.

EASTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS

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