NBA Finals: Celtics On a Roll, Lakers Got to Step It Up

June 14th, 2010 by Sam Tastad Leave a reply »
The Boston Celtics are one game away from winning the 2010 NBA World Championship, and the series is headed back to Los Angeles for Game Six, and possibly Game Seven.

The Celtics are playing fundamentally sound basketball right now, and the Lakers are looking like they want the Celtics to win the championship. The Celtics are getting physical, scoring well from their bench, and playing great defense. They are looking like the 2008 Boston Celtics who beat the Lakers for the championship that year.

Doc Rivers is showing the NBA that he is a great NBA coach. He is motivating his team to succeed expectations, be the toughest, and be the best team out on the court every night they play.

This is something that the Celtics have done all season long as they ousted the top two seeds from the Eastern Conference earlier in the playoffs. The key to the Celtics closing out the series is to continue what they have done all postseason. It's worked hasn't it?

Yes. Here are the keys: keep winning, play great defense, get in the minds of the Lakers, and be the best and toughest team on the court when they play tomorrow at Staples Center. If t ...

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