Lakers vs. Celtics 2010 : Perkins Is Done, Does That Mean Boston Is Too?

June 17th, 2010 by Cameron Daniels Leave a reply »

The Celtics suffered two losses in Game Six of The NBA Finals on Tuesday. 

Most importantly, the Celtics lost the game. But fortunately for Boston, they can bounce back in Game Seven tonight. 

One thing Boston will not recover from, the loss of their six foot ten, 278 pound starting forward. Kendrick Perkins.

And for that reason alone, the Lakers will be crowned NBA Champions tonight.

Perkins tore two ligaments in his right knee during the first quarter on Tuesday. And when he left the court, Perkins took Boston’s championship hopes with him. 

Depth at the forward and center positions was the biggest advantage the Celtics had over the Lakers. But that was nullified the instant Perkins went down.

The Celtics were a tough, physical team with Perkins in the lineup.  But without him, they reverted to a jump shooting squad, with no post presence down low.

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