Surprise! Surprise! Boston Celtics wins their Eastern Finals series opener against the Orlando Magic. The Celtics withstand the Magic’s late rally to win Game 1, 92-88.
The Celtics handed the Magic’s first defeat in the 2010 NBA Playoffs after sweeping the first two series. Orlando was scoreless in the first 5:32 minutes of the first quarter and scored only 14 points in the first 16 minutes.
It was defense all the way for the Boston Celtics as the Magic made only four of their first 22 shots and missed all nine 3-point attempts in the first half while committing 12 turnovers.
Ray Allen finished the game with 25 points.
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You can view the highlights of Game 1 between Boston Celtics versus Orlando Magic below.