*Via ESPN Stats & Info: Entering Sunday, the Celtics had 1 game-tying/go-ahead 3-pointer in the final 24 seconds of the 4th quarter/OT this season (1-10). They had 2 against the Nuggets.
*After beginning the season 7-5, the Charlotte Bobcats have been 4-34 since.
–They are also losers of 7 straight and 15 of their last 17 games.
*Kevin Garnett had his new season-high in rebounding with 18 last game.
–Sunday was the first game that Garnett has had at least 20 points, 18 rebounds, 6 assists and 3 blocks since 2005.
*Kevin Garnett’s 47 minutes Sunday were his most in a Celtics uniform.
*Paul Pierce’s 54 minutes played Sunday tied his career-high.
*The Celtics are now 8-0 all-time in the regular season when Pierce records a triple-double.
*The Celtics moved to 5-0 this season when they hit at least 9 three-pointers.
*Jason Terry had season-highs with 26 points and 5 three-pointers made on Sunday.
–Terry’s plus/minus of +80 over his last 10 games is the 19th best in the NBA.
*Jeff Green has scored double-digit points 7 times in his last 8 games.
–During that span, he is averaging 14.4 points per game.
*Via Elias: The Celtics already have tied a team record with 14 OT periods this season.
*Via Elias: Doc Rivers has won his last 6 home games that have gone at least 2 overtimes, breaking the NBA record of 5.
*The last 5 players to record at least 29 points, 6 rebounds, 9 assists against the Celtics: Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Kevin Garnett …and Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson.
*Recent Meetings: Celtics vs. Bobcats
–Boston is 14-4 vs. Charlotte since 2007-08.
–All-Time NBA Steals–
15. Kobe Bryant 1,795
16. Magic Johnson 1,724
17. Kevin Garnett 1,721 (Garnett needs 3 to tie Magic for 16th place)
–All-Time NBA Regular Season Games Played–
10. Moses Malone 1,329
11. Buck Williams 1,307
12. Kevin Garnett 1,305 (Garnett needs 2 to tie Williams for 11th place)