Paul Pierce has 16 points and Delonte West has 11 as the Celtics and Raptors are engaged in a battle of defense (or poor shooting) here at the Garden. The Celtics are shooting 39 percent in the game. Toronto is at 38 percent.
Toronto All-Star Chris Bosh has made just 2-of-9 shots from the field so far. He has nine points.
Rondo redeemed himself by pushing the ball up the court and draining a jumper to end the half and give the Celtics a four-point lead.