Boston Celtics: For the second night in a row without Kevin Garnett, the Boston Celtics had no trouble on the court as they easily took care of the Denver Nuggets 114-76. Ray Allen led the way with 26 points while Paul Pierce had 22. Leon Powe came off the bench to score 16 points and Rajon Rondo added 14 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists. J.R. Smith led the Nuggets with 19 points and Carmelo Anthony added 18. The Celtics finish up their west coast swing on Wednesday night at the Staples Center when they will take on the Los Angeles Clippers. []