2010 NBA Finals Game Four Handicap: Boston Celtics in a Must Win Situation

June 10th, 2010 by Matt Regaw Leave a reply »
Game Three was a mess for the Boston Celtics and in the end the Lakers wanted the game more.  With seconds to go Ray Allen hoisted up another miss on the night and when Derrick Fisher grabbed the ball and went coast to coast the game was over.  The Celtics starred at him flat footed most of the way only reacting in time to foul Fisher and watch him seal up the victory.  After the game Fisher was overrun with emotion and that summed up what the Celtics were missing. Now it’s time for Game Four and the pressure sits firmly with the Boston Celtics.

Brobury Sports has posted the Celtics as 3.5 point favorites which was very close to the line they posted in Game Three.  The total is set at 191 standing pat with the series total price although the last game went well under the total.

Ray Allen has to shoot better, Paul Pierce has to stay out of foul trouble, and Kevin Garnett has to have another productive game.  The bench has to produce early and often, the big men have to get physical, and Rondo has to control the tempo.  This has to happen right now in Game Four or the Celtics would have to run the table and that is not going ...

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