It’s the time for Walter Ray Allen to celebrate the outstanding performance against the Lakers. This American basketball player who is now playing for the Boston Celtics has broken the NBA all-time three-point baskets made record during the first half of the game. But he left millions of fans into uttered surprise when he didn’t stop at this and continued to knock his rivals by shooting almost 60% from the field and scored 14 points. The Celtics at present are in brilliant form as they are effortlessly shooting at an incredibly high percentage and fully utilizing their capability to run by scoring eight fast-break points. Boston Celtics is performing as a great team: they were able to turn the ball twice in the first half. The Lakers, on the contrary was seen to struggle a great deal against the leagues best teams as recently, are hanging trying to give a great fight.
A major reason which helped them to sustain in the games is their ability of offensive rebounding. They did continue to go on a 10-0 run in the final few moments of the second quarter stimulated by their defense, which defended against Boston Celtics to score for nearly three minutes. Kobe Bryant tried only three shots in the game, but Pau Gasol, Andrew Bynum and Shannon Brown are maintaining to keep their scores upright.
Boston led the game by as many as 15 points, but the lead was carved down to eight by the half time passed.