I mean, seriously, did it ever occur to you that Celtics fans dismiss the entire era between 1987 and 2007 as the lost years? Say what? We went to the Finals in 1987, and the ECFs in 1988 and 2001. In at least five other seasons, we started a front line made up of Kevin McHale, Robert Parish, and Larry Bird. That's not exactly NBA wilderness. How many teams would have traded places with us during those years?
Do Celtics' fans care? Of course not. And that's one reason I feel justified in raking my team over the coals. Watching my other Green Team play football, I was again reminded of how much of sports comes down to taking a punch, and then hitting back. I mean, did you watch the first half of the Jets-Colts game? It looked like the Jets were gonna win 38-13. Then Peyton Manning struck back, and the game was over.
Do the Celtics have any fight left in them?
Championships may not be handed it in January. But the regular season isn't meaningless either. Are the Celtics sick of getting smacked in the chopper yet? I sure am. Another loss tonight and I'm gonna have to pull out my motivational speech from the sixth inning of the 1975 World Series.
Vegas has the Hawks favored to complete the series sweep.
|· Marquis Daniels SG - Jan 28: OUT|
· J.R. Giddens SG - Jan 26: Day-to-Day
· Brian Scalabrine PF - Jan 26: OUT
|· Josh Smith PF - Jan 25: Day-to-Day|
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|POS||BOSTON (PPG)||ATLANTA (PPG)|
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· Team rosters: Boston | Atlanta
|Team Stat Leaders|
|Points||P. Pierce 18.7||J. Johnson 21.3|
|Rebounds||K. Perkins 8.3||A. Horford 9.8|
|Assists||R. Rondo 9.6||J. Johnson 4.8|
|Steals||R. Rondo 2.5||J. Smith 1.5|
|Blocks||K. Perkins 2.1||J. Smith 2.2|
|· Team stats: Boston | Atlanta|