All three come up big

Allen, Pierce, Garnett make critical plays in win over Grizzlies

Updated: December 15, 2009, 1:05 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

Among the keys to the Celtics' success during their current 11-game winning streak has been the continued progression of Rajon Rondo and Kendrick Perkins, along with the improved play of sixth man Rasheed Wallace.

And while that trio -- let's call them the Little Three -- all finished in double figures Monday night against Memphis, make no mistake that this team still belongs to the Big Three of Paul Pierce, Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett.

Pierce and Allen combined to connect on 8-of-9 ...

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