Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 10/18/13
As Rasheed Wallace screamed so many times throughout his career, “Ball Don’t Lie.” I am hoping that Brad Stevens adopts and modifies that quote around stats, because stats don’t lie either. One of the holes in the Celtics’ game is rebounding and it has been for years. Under the Rivers regime, the Celtics finished in the bottom half of the league for rebounding six out of nine seasons including the last four years. Staying in the same vain of Stevens’ approach to positionless basketball and hockey assists, the way the new look Celtics are looking at rebounding, in some regards, as a group stat. "The guys that block out aren't going to get much credit (for rebounding) this year," Stevens told them. "Because the ball is going to land in somebody else's hands. But know that the reason it's landing in our hands is because of you." Much like scoring, rebounding is considered an individual statistic. The strategy/gamble that Stevens and his team are putting into place is to sh...
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