2010 NBA Finals: Sparked By Game 4 Win, Boston Celtics Are Back in the Series

June 11th, 2010 by Hardcourt Mayhem Leave a reply »
The Boston Celtics tied the 2010 NBA Finals at two games a piece, beating the Los Angeles Lakers last night with a 96-89 win.

The solid bench came up big—no, HUGE!—scoring 36 points.

Six C's players scored in double-figures while L.A. only had three.

Glen Davis shined coming off the bench. As I've said throughout the finals, Davis has incredible energy. He showed it last night, from the pick-and-roll from Paul Pierce to the magical run in the fourth quarter, when he scored half of his 18 points.

"Just will, that's all it is," Davis said. "This is what legends are made of, this is where you grasp the moment...Just play in the moment."

The Celtics were looking to avoid a 3-1 deficit. Luckily, they succeeded.

Had they fallen down 3-1, Boston would have had to break two records to take the series.

They still have a shot at becoming the first team to beat Phil Jackson when his team wins Game 1 of a playoff series. And no team has ever come back from a 3-1 deficit to win the championship, a statistic that would have frozen Boston fans had the team lost night.

Instead, it is 2-2 and ...

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