Garnett on fire during winning streak

Updated: December 14, 2009, 7:09 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

In hindsight, all that talk about 72 wins and being the greatest defensive team in NBA history was clearly premature. Those were only two of the many lofty goals assigned to the Celtics after winning their first six games of the 2009-10 season and Boston quickly came crashing back to the pack.

Likewise, the panic that came when the Celtics dropped three of four, culminating with an 83-78 loss to the defending Eastern Conference champion Orlando Magic at the TD Garden on Nov. 20, was also ...

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