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Celtics win at Milwaukee to reach 50-victory plateau

Boston 105, at Milwaukee 90: Paul Pierce scored 18 of his 24 points in the second half and the Celtics notched their 50th win while resting Kevin Garnett.

at Charlotte 99, Detroit 95: Larry Hughes scored 18 points, and D.J. Augustin hit the go-ahead jumper with just over a minute left for the Bobcats (43-37).

at Indiana 115, New Jersey 102: Troy Murphy had 25 points and nine rebounds to lead the streaking Pacers to their fourth straight victory and 10th in the last 12 games.

Atlanta 105, at Washington 95: Jamal Crawford scored 23 of his 28 points in the second half and the Hawks ended a six-game road losing streak.

Philadelphia 120, at Memphis 101: Marreese Speights scored 22 points, and the 76ers matched a franchise record with 14 three-pointers in ending a losing streak at six games.

—Associated Press


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