Celtics earn sixth win of the season in Charlotte, defeat Bobcats 96-86

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Tonight's bout with Charlotte wasn't really anything to write home about, but the Celtics got it done on the road to improve to 6-10 on the year.

FINAL: Celtics 96 - Bobcats 86

Sharing the Wealth

Tonight's win over the Bobcats was a direct result of the total team effort the Celtics were able to put together. All ten guys that were afforded the opportunity to play scored at least once and seven of those same ten recorded at least one assist.

Good things happen when this team plays as a unit rather than a group that looks for somebody to blame when things go wrong. Sure, the win may have come at the expense of the Bobcats, who still can't seem to figure anything out on both ends of the floor, but as the old cliche goes: a win is a win.

Crash Playing Like... CRASH

Gerald Wallace enjoyed his best game spent in a green and white uniform this evening and, man, was it refreshing to see.

The veteran forward stuffed the stat sheet with 17 points (6/10 FG), four rebounds, three assists, two steals, and one block in just over 30 minutes of play. It's nights like these that we've been expecting from Wallace all season long and, although it might be too much to ask, it would be nice if we could get this kind of effort out of him on a consistent basis.

Either way, Wallace put on a show for the fans who love scrappy, hard-nosed basketball. Perhaps it's just a coincidence that he did all of this against the team that he played some of the best ball of his career for...

Little Al

The Celtics were very effective in quieting Al Jefferson tonight, especially on the glass.

The former Celtic was only able to corral three rebounds in a little over 32 minutes of play and other than his 14 points on 6 of 14 shooting from the field, Jefferson was a non-factor. Given the lack of size the Celtics have down low, it was nice to see them keep one of the better offensive centers in the league under control.

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