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Celtics 99, Raptors 95

Celtics come from behind to win in Toronto

Paul Pierce finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds against the Raptors in Toronto.

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Paul Pierce finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds against the Raptors in Toronto.

TORONTO (AP) — Kevin Garnett scored a season-high 27 points with 10 rebounds, Paul Pierce had 12 points and 11 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics won their fifth straight game by beating the Toronto Raptors 99-95 on Wednesday night.

Courtney Lee added 15 points, Leandro Barbosa had 14, Avery Bradley 11 and Brandon Bass 10 as the Celtics remained unbeaten since losing guard Rajon Rondo to a season-ending knee injury.

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Garnett scored 11 points in the fourth quarter as the Celtics rallied from a 10-point deficit to snap a two-game skid in Toronto. Boston had lost three of its last four in Canada.

The victory also ended a three-game road losing streak for the Celtics, who had dropped 11 of 14 away from home.

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