Six Factors to a Celtics Championship

May 30th, 2010 by Ross Webb Leave a reply »
Now the puzzle is officially complete and we will see a match-up that features the Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers in the 2010 NBA Finals. It’s safe to say this is an unpredictable match-up and basically can go in either direction. Boston’s key to winning this series is based off of six factors.


1. Winning on the road

If the Celtics want to win this series they can’t let the Lakers sweep all the games played at the Staples Center. The series against the Magic was a lot easier once they had a 2-0 lead going back to Boston and if they can silence those Staples Center fans then Boston will be a hard place for the Lakers to win.


2. Defense

The major defense is really preventing Kobe from being the dominant player that he is. Yesterday’s Suns game had some tight defense from Grant Hill but that wasn’t enough as Kobe continued to dominate. But Boston is a better defensive team than the Suns so don’t expect Kobe to dominate in the same way.


3. Winning off the bench

Boston’s bench is going to need to contin ...

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