Monday , Nov , 10 , 2003 C.Y. Ellis

Boston Celtics Team Report – November 10

=== Boston Celtics Team Report – November 10 ===

(Sports Network) – Vin Baker scored 18 points and pulled down 13 rebounds to
lead Boston to a 91-82 win over Sacramento Sunday at the FleetCenter.

Paul Pierce posted 17 points for the Celtics, who used a 21-10 run in the
second half to snap a three-game losing streak overall and a six-game skid to
Sacramento. Eric Williams chipped in with 12 points and six boards off the

Boston registered 11 of 18 points in the final 2:07 of the third quarter to
snap a 62-62 tie. A layup by Raef LaFrentz put the team ahead for good, at
64-62 with 2:07 remaining in the quarter.

In the fourth quarter, Boston utilized a 10-3 run to take control. Pierce’s
jumper with 5:36 remaining put the Celtics ahead 83-72.

Sacramento did not get any closer than five points the rest of the way.

Baker’s 13 boards were his highest output with the Celtics.

The Celtics, who improved to 2-1 at home this season, outscored Sacramento
40-16 off the bench.

Boston is off until Tuesday when it visits Jermaine O’Neal and the Indiana