Found January 17, 2013 on NESN.com:
BOSTON — Doc Rivers saw the danger level rising Monday, when the Celtics escaped an uneven performance with a win over the dreadful Bobcats. His concern grew Tuesday, when he sensed trouble in an uninspired practice stuck directly between two games against opponents who did not exactly stir echoes of legends. Then the Celtics showed up for Wednesday’s game against the Hornets and fulfilled all of their coach’s underwhelmed expectations. In an inconsistent effort that saw them surrender 48 points in the paint and get out-rebounded by 15 boards, the Celtics squandered an early lead and lost to the Hornets 90-78. The loss snapped a six-game win streak for the Celtics, who saw their chances of a perfect homestand end against a last-place club. And Rivers saw it coming. “We just let our guard down, I thought, a little bit,” Rivers said. “I felt it [Tuesday] and didn’t do anything about it, so I’m kicking myself more than them. I always write stuff down after practices, and my first note,...
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