*The Celtics are now 7-0 this season when Paul Pierce makes at least 3 three-pointers.
*The Celtics are 6-1 this season when Kevin Garnett scores at least 18 points.
*Rajon Rondo now has gone 3 consecutive games with fewer than 10 assists.
–This is only his 2nd such streak of 3 or more games since the beginning of the 2011-12 season.
–The other streak: 4 games (January 14 to February 3, 2012).
*The Bucks like Fridays much more than the Celtics do this season.
–The Celtics are 2-4 on Fridays this season. This is their worst winning percentage on a day in 2012-13 (minimum 3 games).
–The Bucks are 4-1 on Fridays this season. This is their best winning percentage on a day in 2012-13 (minimum 2 games).
*Wednesday’s game was the first one in Pierce’s career that he shot better than 75% from the field on at least 15 field goal attempts.
*In addition, on Wednesday, Pierce became only the 2nd non-big man this decade to score at least 40 points on 16 or fewer field goal attempts.
–The last 3 players to score at least 40 points on 16 or fewer FG attempts:
1. Paul Pierce (December 19, 2012): 40 points on 13 of 16 FG shooting.
2. Gilbert Arenas (February 25, 2006): 46 points on 13 of 16 FG shooting.
3. Reggie Miller (January 23, 1996): 40 points on 12 of 16 FG shooting.
*When Jason Terry is in the starting lineup this season, the Celtics are 11-6.
–When he does not start, they are 2-6.
*The Celtics have a 9-4 home record this season, the 4th best one in the Eastern Conference.
–They have the 6th worst road record (4-8) in their conference.
*The Celtics have a 5-7 (.417) record this season after a victory, which ranks as the 8th worst winning percentage after a win in the NBA.
–They have an 8-4 (.667) record after a loss, which ranks as the 8th best winning percentage after a loss.
*Before Wednesday, the last time Jason Collins fouled out was against the Celtics.
–In 23 minutes, Collins fouled out on Wednesday. He scored 1 point.
–In 22 minutes, as a member of the Hawks, Collins fouled out on May 1, 2012 (Game 2 of the first round series: Celtics won 87-80). He scored 2 points.
–All-Time NBA Free Throws Made–
11. Charles Barkley 6,349
12. Reggie Miller 6,237
13. Paul Pierce 6,236 (Pierce needs 2 to move into 12th place)
–All-Time NBA Points Scored–
23. Adrian Dantley 23,177
24. Elgin Baylor 23,149
25. Paul Pierce 23,101 (Pierce needs 49 to move into 24th place)