The Boston Celtics finish the year with a game against the Sacramento Kings at their stadium.
In the last handful of years, the above sentence didn´t hold any special significance. The Kings haven´t been a true team since the end of the Webber years and the Celtics have been a powerhouse in the league. It would normally be just a game in which the team would coast and would win without much difficulty.
Notice my tense choice. Present Perfect, Conditional...you don´t see anything in the Present tense anymore.
This year, we have already lived a beating in Sacramento (120-95 for the Kings in March) and we come from a horrendous two games in which teams have swept us from the floor.
Let me tell you something: I don´t expect anything else than a W tonight. Not after Kevin Garnett´s words after the game versus the Warriors:
"This is when you start to see who’s with you," said Garnett. "This is when you see who really wants it, who really wants to get down and work and grind for it...