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Celtics Lose By 1 To Orlando

By Tiffany Williams –

Wednesday night the Boston Celtics lost to Orlando 102-103, by a point.

For the Celtics, Williams had 4 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists. Nesmith had the big night with 23 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists. Williams III had 8 points, 7 rebounds and 1 assist. Robert Langford had 12 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists and Pit hard had 10 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists.

From the bench, Fernando had 2 points, 2 rebounds and 1 assist. Hernangomez got in a point, had 1 rebound and 2 assists. Parker didn’t have his best night but it was an okay night for the kid with 10 points and 2 rebounds. Hauser also with a good night but not his best with 8 points and 2 rebounds. Mathews had 7 points and 3 rebounds. Kanter got in 6 points for the night, he had 5 rebounds and 2 assists. Pinsond got in 11 points, had 3 rebounds and 2 assists.

In the first quarter:

Pritchard with 8:31 on the clock made a three point  jump shot with the assist by Grant Williams. Robert Williams III with 7:25 on the clock made a two point jump shot.  Pritchard with 6:09 on the clock made another three point jump shot. Romeo Langford with 5:45 on the clock made a two point dunk with the assist by Pritchard.With 4:08 on the clock Pritchardmade a two point jump shot with the assist by Kanter. Nesmith with 3:45 on the clock made a three point jump shot with the assist by Hernangomez. Pritchard with 3:09 on the clock made a two point jump shot. Hernangomez with 2:27 on the clock made a regular free throw. Parker with 1:27 on the clock made a two point layup with the assist by Wagner. The first quarter came down to the final second with Parker making a three point jump shot with the assist by Arcidiacono. At the end of the first quarter it was the Celtics 26 and Orlando 24.

In the second quarter:

With 11:05 on the clock Kanter made a two point turnaround jump shot. With 10:15 on the clock Kanter made a two point hook shot. With 9:26 on the clock Parker made a two point layup. With 9:11 on the clock Mathews made a three point jump shot with the assist by Hernangomez. With 8:31 on the clock Parker made a two point floating jump shot. With 6:02 on the clock Langford made a two point layup with the assist by Nesmith. With just five minutes on the clockGrant Williams made a three point jump shot with the assist by Nesmith. With just 4:26 on the clock Aaron Nesmith mae a three point jump shot  with the assist by Robert Williams. With just 3:29 remaining in the second quarter, Aaron Nesmith made a three point jump shot  with the assist by Langford. For the Celtics, with just under two minutes in the second quarter, Nesmith made a regular free throw. He followed that up with a second free throw and followed that up with a third free throw. Then with just 1:17 on the clock, Robert Williams III made a two point dunk with the assist by Nesmith. In the final minute of the second quarter, it was the Romeo Langford show for the Celtics. First, Langford made a two point driving layup. That was followed up with Langford making back-to-back free throws. At the end of the second quarter it was the Celtics 56 and Orlando 54.

In the third quarter:

ith 9:36 on the clock Aaron Nesmith made a two point jump shot and then with 8:59 on the clock, Nesmith made a two point driving layup. Romeo Langford with 8:05 on the clock made a two point floating jump shot and then with 7:22 on the clock Robert Williams III made a two point putback layup. With the assist by Grant Williams, Theo Pinson with 6:33 on the clock made a two point jumpshot. With just over five minutes on the clock, Grant Williams made a regular frethrow shot. With an assist by Romeo Langford and with just 5:08 on the clock, Bruno  Fernando made a two point layup. With an assist by Bruno  Fernando and with 4:31 on the clock, Nesmith made a three point jump shot, then with 3:55 on the clock, Nesmith made another three point jump shot with the assist from Grant Williams and then with 2:10 on the clock, it was all Nesmith again as he made a two point turnaround jump shot. With 1:45 left in the third, Romeo Langford made a two point jump shot with the assist from Grant Williams. The third quarter ended with the Celtics leading Orlando 79-73.

In the fourth quarter:

Sam Hauser with 11:45 on the clock made a three point jump shot with an assist from Theo Pinson. With 10:13 on the clock, Theo Pinson made a two point driving layup. Enes Kanter with just 6:34 on the clock made a two point hook shot. With 5:47 on the clock, Sam Hauser made a three point jump shot with the assist from Enes Kanter. With 5:26 on the clock, Garrison Mathews made a three point jump shot with the assist from Ryan Arcidiacono and then Garrison Mathews made a regular free throw. Theo Pinson with just 4:57 on the clock made two point jump shot and then with 4:31 on the clock, He made a regular free throw. With 2:07 on the clock, Theo Pinson was all about it again as he made another two point jump shot. Sam Hauser with the assist from Theo Pinson made a two point jump shot with 1:33 on the clock.With just 42 seconds remaining in the fourth, Theo Pinson made two regular free throw shots. The Fourth quarter ended with Orland leading the Celtics 102-103.

With 1:04 on the clock in the fouruth, Orlando’s Hassani Gravett made two free throw shots to put Orlando ahead of the Celtics 100-101. With just 42 seconds on the clock, Theo Pinson made two free throw shots that put the Celtics in the lead 102-101 however as the clock went down to 0:00, Orlando’s Jeff Dowtin made a two point jump shot and that gave Orlando their 102-103 win at the Amway Center in Orlando.

What didn’t help the Celtics in this game was 12 turnovers but Orlando’s 15 turnovers did help the Celtics.

The Celtics had 49 rebounds (10 offensive and 35 defensive), 23 assists, 8 steals and 5 blocks.

The Celtics will be back in action on Friday night against Miami and in Miami with just three games left until the start of the regualr season.

Categories: Sports, Sports (Celtics)

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