The Boston Celtics’ Brawl on Causeway Street

April 18th, 2010 by Frances White Leave a reply »
The playoffs officially began yesterday, and the much-maligned Eastern Conference was surprisingly competitive. All the teams that were supposed to win won, however the games that were considered "ho hum" showed some surprising resilience and a backyard brawl. 

This may dispel the myth that the Eastern Conference brand of basketball is juvenile.

Game One forced the Boston Celtics to stop and take assessment of what really matters.

Doc Rivers had to finally make "ubuntu" work in a game that could have easily been a disaster for the lads in green.

Dwyane Wade was using Ray Allen as his personal turn-style forcing the defense to scramble to cover his mistakes. To make matters worse, Ray-Ray let his petticoats show after being elbowed in the nose. He started to force his shots and couldn't disengage himself from Wade's defensive grip to make a difference.

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