The Celtics fell to the Brooklyn Nets 101-93, in a game that Kevin Garnett struggled offensivelly, recording only 11 points. He and Doc Rivers agreed that the veteran needs to get back in his groove after missing two weeks due to an injury. Garnett went as far as to guarantee he will get better.
Paul Pierce preferred to focus on the team's playoff hopes and said one more time that they Celtics want to be a defensive-minded team first.
Avery Bradley had the difficult task of guarding Deron Williams and got the shorter end of the stick of it, getting in foul trouble and watching the Nets guard score 29 points on 9-18 shooting. He spoke after the game about how difficult it is to guard a big guy like Williams.