Raptors22262025 -- 93Celtics18262630 -- 100

Ricky Davis and Paul Pierce each scored 26 points to help Boston hand Toronto its season-opening ninth straight loss. Pierce added 11 rebounds and five assists, and Davis had seven assists in leading Boston to its seventh victory in its last eight games against Toronto.

Mark Blount scored 14 points for the Celtics, including two big baskets down the stretch, and Delonte West added 13 points.

Toronto

MinFGFTO-TAPFPts.Totals 24033-8418-2613-37192493Bosh 41:108-158-117-143324Peterson 34:365-103-30-30216Bonner 22:352-50-01-3005Rose 37:345-171-20-24111James 41:544-124-60-37512Villanueva 27:427-171-23-60618Graham 13:111-30-02-3023Calderon 7:270-10-00-1410Araujo 4:330-11-20-2021Martin 9:181-30-00-0123

Percentages: FG .393, FT .692. Three-Point Goals: 9-21, .429 (Peterson 3-4, Villanueva 3-5, Bonner 1-1, Graham 1-1, Martin 1-3, Rose 0-3, James 0-4). Blocked Shots: 2 (Bosh, Villanueva). Turnovers: 12 (James 4, Bosh 3, Peterson, Bonner, Calderon, Villanueva, Martin). Steals: 10 (Bonner 4, Villanueva 4, James 2).

Boston

MinFGFTO-TAPFPts.Totals 24036-7422-277-432226100Pierce 39:487-1610-123-115126LaFrentz 31:062-82-20-4128Blount 21:026-82-21-61514Davis 43:1610-146-61-57226West 35:406-100-00-24313Reed 3:510-10-00-0050Jefferson 9:141-42-40-4034Gomes 7:190-30-00-0000Dickau 12:202-50-00-3205Scalabrine 10:501-10-10-0012Perkins 18:340-20-02-7130Greene 71-20-00-1112

Percentages: FG .486, FT .815. Three-Point Goals: 6-18, .333 (Pierce 2-4, LaFrentz 2-5, West 1-2, Dickau 1-3, Davis 0-1, Greene 0-1, Gomes 0-2). Blocked Shots: 4 (Pierce, LaFrentz, Reed, West). Turnovers: 15 (Pierce 4, Davis 4, Blount 3, Perkins, West, Gomes, Scalabrine). Steals: 6 (Pierce 2, Blount, Perkins, Davis, Dickau).

A: 17,002 (18,624). T: 2:15.