Boston Deja Vu: Could the Celtics Possibly Blow It?

May 25th, 2010 by Garrett Tucker Leave a reply »
Monday night in Boston the Celtics failed to complete the sweep of the Orlando Magic in the Eastern Conference Finals.

No sweat right?

There's still plenty of time left to get that all-important fourth win in a seven-game series.

For any other team or city, this would just be a comfortable loss, if there is such thing. A four point loss to a great team in overtime is nothing to snooze about—except in Boston...

Just a mere week removed from seeing the Boston Bruins blow a 3-0 series lead to the Philadelphia Flyers, the city and fans of Boston can only worry about the Celtics right now. Sure, it's just one loss, but that's what they said when the Bruins lost Game Four.

It wouldn't be this bad if we hadn't seen what we did Monday night: Dwight Howard stepping up, accompanied by Jameer Nelson and J.J. Redick, and the Celtics lack of execution and concentration; neither are good signs for the Celtics and Boston.

If Howard and company come alive during the next couple of games, we will definitely have a series in the East. Howard made a statement with his huge 32 point, 16 rebound performance, which hopefully i ...

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