Celtics can't let slow starts continue

By Gary Washburn NEW YORK – It didn't take long for Mickael Pietrus to decide he wanted to spend the next stage of his career with the Celtics. In fact, it was mere minutes after he cleared waivers last night. The Celtics received a roster boost when

Game #2: Boston Celtics (0-1) vs. Miami Heat (1-0)

Final, Heat 115-107: The Celtics played like the inexperienced team in the final two minutes, while a rookie guard out of Cleveland State played like a guy who's been there a million times before. Norris Cole scored 20 points

ESPN Box Score • The Heat Index • Peninsula is Mightier You got to hand it to these Celtics, these guys fight and refuse to quit. They may lead the.

The Heat's home opener Tuesday night against the Boston Celtics will be the first matchup between these teams since last season's Eastern Conference semifinals, and the Celtics hope to have Paul Pierce ready.