Time To Play Like It's 1969! Miami Heat (10-3, 2-0) at Boston Celtics (8-7, 0-2)
Friday, June 1, 2012
8:30 PM ET
Playoff Game #16, Home Game #8
Radio: WEEI, ESPN Radio
Referees: Scott Foster, Mike Callahan, Rodney Mott As the series shifts to Boston, the Celtics will attempt to do something they haven't done since 1969, and that is to come back from an 0-2 deficit to win a playoff series. Only 14 teams have ever come back from an 0-2 deficit to win a best of 7 playoff series. The team that wins the first 2 games goes on to win the series 94% of the time. But, never underestimate the heart of a champion.
The Celtics were counted out at the beginning of the season when they got off to a slow start. They were counted out mid season when they lost 7 of 8 going into the All Star game. They were counted out when they lost the series opener to Atlanta. Once again, they were counted out when they lost home court to Philly. They are too old, t...