Found December 31, 2012 on Celtics Town:
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I’m guessing most of you don’t feel like re-watching the carnage that happened over the past few days, but not to worry: I hated myself enough to review what happened. You can thank me with gift baskets. Now let’s talk about how awful Boston’s defense has been before I go back to banging my head painfully against the corner of a cabinet.There’s been a common theme —a rather strange one, in fact — in all of the last three Celtics losses. Of course, the same problems still exist: rebounding, transition defense, inconsistent jump-shooting, etc. That never changes. But against Los Angeles, Golden State and Sacramento, the Celtics have been playing particularly awful defense on one set in particular: spot-up opportunities.Let’s begin with Thursday’s torture-porn matchup against the Clippers. The Celtics ran headlong into a buzzsaw against LA, catching a very hot, very good team at exactly the wrong time. Unsurprisingly, the Clippers took it to the Celtics in transition, destroying Boston...
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