Celtics-Cavaliers: Boston’s Need For Sheed Against Cleveland

May 2nd, 2010 by Frances White Leave a reply »

The Boston Celtics need their frontcourt bench players to step up.  Realistically there is no way the Cavalier bigs should be able to match up with the Celtics—they didn't.  Glen Davis muddled his way into foul trouble and it looked like the pressure of finding out that he is on a real team has derailed Rasheed Wallace. 

Shaquille O'Neal made a minor contribution, but because of Celtic ineptitude a six-point foray solidified the Cavalier win.

Wallace made one decisive shot, a dunk off of a Rondo feed. After that he short-armed every jumper opportunity that he had. 

The much ballyhooed basketball IQ he supposedly has led to failed box-outs and reaching fouls; this from a man who played a pivotal role in the last Detroit Pistons championship.

He is an enigmatic player at best, if he had a theme song it would be Frank Sinatra's My Way.   Rasheed did it his way by using the regular season to work on his three-point shot and getting into game shape. 

This malaise of up ...

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