Boston Celtics’ 8-2 Record: The Good, the Bad, the Potential

November 14th, 2010 by B. Leave a reply »
Overall, the season is going very ideally for the Boston Celtics. With only one surprising loss against the Cavaliers and another close one against the Mavericks after trailing by double digits, the Celtics are now and Eastern Conference best 8-2 after defeating the Grizzlies 116-110. 

We sure learnt a lot from these games. Here is what I picked up.

The third quarter is still stale

This has been a problem since 2009. This has been the reason why the Celtics were blowing 10, 20 point leads. The reason why Nate Robinson was brought in.

In this win against the Heat, they went into the third quarter with a 15 point cushion. At the end of the third quarter, the Heat filed it down to 10 when the third quarter ended and to five at the end of the game. 

This also causes the insane amounts of OT's they have been getting. Working overtime is the last thing these guys want to do as they risk injuries and also affect their performance in the next game.


Ryan DeGama has offered a very interesting proposal on why the Celtics have so much trouble with turnovers and why Rondo racks up suc ...

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