Boston Celtics’ New Second Team Will Get Them Far in the Playoffs

April 15th, 2010 by Will Rivers Leave a reply »
Despite the fact that the Boston Celtics have been playing awful basketball as of late, C's fans shouldn't worry. "The Big Three" will be rested and ready to go and Rajon Rondo and Kendrick Perkins are playing solid basketball. The main reason, however, why I feel the Celtics are going to get far in the postseason is because of their new second team. With Nate Robinson now out as the backup point guard, the Celts found a better fit in the form of Tony Allen. The Celtics now top second line (with Ray Allen) is:

PG Tony Allen

SG Ray Allen

SF Michael Finley

PF Glen Davis

C Rasheed Wallace

Boston also has Marquis Daniels, Sheldon Williams, and Nate Robinson as capable backups. Boston will face the Miami Heat in the first round and then most likely the Cleveland Cavaliers if they win. The Celtics have a shot because of five reasons, one for each player.

Tony Allen—T.A. is a lock-down defensive player and without a doubt the Celtics' best defender. Allen also adds a great offensive ability to take the ball to the basket and score.

Ray Allen—With Sugar Ray in this lineup he allows ...

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