Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 5/3/13
Less than a week ago, the Boston Celtics trailed 3-0 in the series against age-old rivalries, the New York Knicks. Instead of submitting to defeat, the Celtics moved a step closer to doing the unthinkable when on Wednesday night they defeated the Knicks 92-86 in Game 5 of their best-of-seven series. Trailing 3-2, the Celtics will show their worth tonight in Boston in Game 6 and if they win, will play on Sunday – doing the extraordinary. The odds were and are certainly against the Boston team. Celtics coach Doc Rivers looked at the cities’ other sporting rivalry: baseball. He talked to the team about the Red Sox and their comeback against the New York Yankees in the 2004 AL championship series. Celtics guard Jason Terry invoked former Red Sox first baseman Kevin Millar and said, “If we win this next game, then anything's possible.” Terry said the inclination to fold was possible but “But nobody in here is going to quit.” And the Celtics certainly have not given up, even though in the...
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