Boston Celtics Check To-Do-List As They Head to Atlanta

January 7th, 2010 by Frances White Leave a reply »

Boston has shown their mental toughness by overcoming injury concerns to three-fifths of their starting lineup.  The second unit was put to the test by winning without Garnett, Pierce and Rondo. They still own the best road record in the NBA and are mere percentage points behind Cleveland  for the best record in the Eastern Conference. 

The Celtics were reeling with back-to-back losses to the Clippers and Golden State both, under .500 teams.  Those same aforementioned teams gave the defending champs Los Angeles Lakers fits.  The Lakers dominance over the other L.A. team ended Wednesday night.  Baron Davis morphed into a basketball player for one game and the Clippers rode him to a rare victory.

Danny Ainge carefully constructed this team to match-up well with the dominant teams of the NBA.  They started off their season by exorcising the demon that was Quicken Loans Area, a.k.a the home of "The Anointed One."

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