Pierce, Garnett help Celtics rally past Bucks

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by Evan Fitzgerald

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Paul Pierce scored 25 points and Kevin Garnett added 18 as the Boston Celtics rallied for a 96-92 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

Boston (3-3) got even with the Bucks after Milwaukee knocked off the Celtics 99-88 in Boston on Nov. 2.

Monta Ellis led the Bucks with 32 points, while Samuel Dalembert added 14 points and eight rebounds.

Rajon Rondo had 10 points and 10 assists for the Celtics, giving him 30 straight games with 10 or more assists, the third-longest streak in NBA history. Magic Johnson has the longest streak at 46 games from April 1983 to February 1984.

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