Garnett returns to lead Boston over Bobcats

BY foxsports • October 28, 2009

AP Sports Writer

BOSTON (AP) -- Kevin Garnett scored 10 points with seven rebounds over 26 minutes in his return to the Boston parquet on Wednesday night and the Celtics held Charlotte to a franchise-low in scoring and coasted to a 92-59 victory in their home opener.

Ray Allen scored 18 points and was the only Boston starter to play in the fourth quarter as the Celtics followed their opening-night victory over Cleveland with a blowout of the Bobcats. Paul Pierce scored 15, Rajon Rondo scored 10 with 11 assists and Rasheed Wallace came off the bench with three 3-pointers.

Shelden Williams had 12 points and nine rebounds as a reserve.

Gerald Wallace had 10 points and 12 rebounds -- the only Bobcat to reach double digits in scoring.

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