2010 NBA Finals: Celtics Will Remember This Loss for a Long Time

June 18th, 2010 by Bobby Lewis Leave a reply »
This one is going to haunt Boston Celtics fans for a while.

Going into Game Seven on Thursday night, the Celtics had a million things going against them.

Their starting center, Kendrick Perkins, was out of the game with a knee injury. The C's were playing a Game Seven on the road against a team led by the best player on the planet right now—the same team that had just destroyed Boston two nights ago on the same court.

To top it all off, Boston was forced to rely (heavily) on Rasheed Wallace, who played the regular season as if it was an extension of the preseason and took eight months to get himself into shape.

Then the game started and things started to look up for Boston.

Kobe Bryant took some of the worst shots of his career in the first quarter. Pau Gasol was shooting free throws like Rajon Rondo. And Ron Artest (of all people) was leading the charge for the Lakers.

The Celtics came out attacking, something they didn't do in their Game Six blowout loss. Kevin Garnett looked a bit like his 2008 self, blowing by Gasol whenever he saw fit. Rondo was finally making Kobe pay by attacking the bask ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NBA
Article written by


Comments are closed.