Found March 09, 2013 on The Nosebleeds:
Celtics 107, Hawks 102 (OT) Two months ago Jason Terry dubbed the Celtics bench “The Gangster Squad.” It was a somewhat dubious nickname for a unit that was very inconsistent at the time, handed out by a player who was struggling to find his role with a new team, and may have come across as meaningless bluster considering Boston was hovering around five hundred in January. Yet now the Jet, and the rest of the C’s reserves, are not only performing consistently, they’re coming through in the clutch.   Boston blew a 27-point first half lead the last time they squared off with the Hawks (34-27) and ended up dropping the game in double overtime. This time, they looked to put Atlanta away early in the fourth quarter as they went on a 10-0 run to take an 82-72 lead. Interestingly enough, all four buckets in that run came from reserves (Jordan Crawford, Jeff Green, and Terry) including what is quickly becoming Green’s obligatory nightly highlight dunk. The bench scored 14 of the C’s 22 poin...
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