Are the Celtics Getting What They Need From Sheed?

November 10th, 2009 by Nick Gelso Leave a reply »
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The Boston Celtics have never been a team that has lived and died by the three-point bomb. This season has started out differently. The Cs have attempted far more three-balls than in previous seasons. After a scorching start from downtown, Boston has cooled off.

Doc Rivers told the Globe that he is not worried,

“I’m not that upset by them,’’ Rivers said. “I really am not. It’s not like we’re shooting them poorly. The last few games we haven’t been shooting them great, but I don’t make a big deal of them.’’

Rasheed Wallace has attempted more three-point shots than Ray Allen. Allen has struggled from downtown. As he gets his legs into top game form, their is no doubt his stroke will return. What has stood out for me has been Allen's determination to attack the basket this season. A post by up-and-coming blogger Gino's Jungle examines Allen's game change in more detail.


Is Allen attacking the basket more because of his lack of confidence in his long range shooting? I think not. I think Allen's ability to attack the ...

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