BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Garnett scored 29 points — his most in the regular- or postseason this year — and added 11 rebounds on Saturday night to give the Boston Celtics a 92-91 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in the opener of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Rajon Rondo had 17 assists, 13 points and 12 rebounds for his eighth career playoff triple-double. He ran the length of the court to receive the inbounds pass and dribble out the final 3.4 seconds of the game.
Game 2 is Monday night in Boston before the series shifts to Philadelphia for Games 3 and 4.
Andre Iguodala scored 19 points and Evan Turner had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the 76ers.
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Police: Man Arrested In 'Killer Clown' Home InvasionBOCA RATON, Fla. (CBS Tampa)- A man was arrested after invading a local home while wearing a "killer clown" mask.
According to the Sun-Sentinel, 39-year-old Sherard Ali now faces charges of home invasion, masked robbery and false imprisonment in relation to the July 12 incident.
At around 2:55 a.m. the day of the attack, local resident Sarah Pastor was awakened by a knock at her door. When she opened it, she found a man wearing what was described as a "killer clown" mask and a black skeleton t-shirt.
He allegedly had two men on either side of him, both armed with crow bars.
Pastor told authorities that Ali lifted the mask long enough to warn her to leave. After she ran, the three men entered the apartment and found Jeffrey Zimmer, 56, still in bed.
Zimmer is reporedly on probation for assault of an eldergly person and burglary.
The paper learned that the invaders tied his arms and legs with plastic zip ties, then wrapped his head in a bed sheet before threatening to kill him.
Ali and the other two men absconded with a safe that held watches, cash and credit cards amounting to over $5,000, as well as prescription medication.
When Zimmer freed himself, he called the police.