It’s Time for the Celtics to Alter Their Final Play Strategy

May 25th, 2010 by Ryan McDonnell Leave a reply »

The Boston Celtics win and lose as a team. One player is not solely responsible for a victory or a defeat, and one play alone does not decide the outcome of a game.

Having said that, the Celtics had a chance to win the game and the series as time expired in the fourth quarter on Monday night at the Garden, and they didn't.

The Celtics also neglected to score on many other possessions throughout the game, so the way that their final play of regulation turned out did not cost the Celtics the game any more than the other plays where they failed to score.

But the Celtics need to recognize that it's time to change their strategy for a final play.

The Celtics did what they have done almost every time throughout the season when they've had the chance to take the final shot to either tie or win the game.

They gave the ball to Paul Pierce at half court, and called on him to go one-on- ...

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