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I was very surprised to see how few Grizzlies fans were posting on the boards. Maybe some of the usual posters were at the game but given the fact that there were also plenty of Celtics fans at the game and how successful the Grizz have been, you would think there would be more fans posting. I had to laugh at the reaction to Tony's foul on the 3 at the end. I recall so well having that reaction more than once when he was in Boston. Enjoy today's comments...
We will win by ten. Boston is reeling. We blew them out when we played against them in Boston. Grizz win!
And back to the losing streak we go!
What worries me about this game is that Boston having just dropped their last two games will come in here very determined not to lose so as not to move any closer to losing their 7th place seeding status in the East. Milwaukee is only two games behind them for that 7th seed in the West. I don't think Boston wants to have to play #1 seed Miami in the Eastern Conference play-offs.
Grizz need to take care of business tonight. Put the throat on their necks and don't let up. Go Grizz!
This Boston team has nothing in common with the team we saw January 2nd. Except for the Truth and Garnett. Avery Bradley is in effectJason Terry actually contributes nowJeff Green has emerged as the player they wanted. Jordan Crawford? He has Grizz killer written all over him.
Garnett and Lee are out tonight for Boston. Gasol out for Memphis. Welcome to March's pre-season for the post-Season basketball. It's starting early this year.
So many Celtic fans here. I knew I should have just sold these tickets for a marked up price. Don't feel well and now Gasoline is out? It's going to be a long night. Hornets ad Dallas put these guys away hope we can too. We need an old Zbo performance and the bench to play big. All this green makes me sick (Auto correct on my iPhone changed Gasol to gasoline. I like it and I won't correct it. Ha)
I don't understand the Celtics fans
At the game lots of Celtics fans. I don’t get it…
StubHub bandwagoners pure and simple.
Lakers, Celtics, now Heat and Thunder too. Lots of bandwagoners out there.
Bayless being Bayless. You have to stay composed.
Should be a double technical there for sure. Bayless deserved the T but so did Crawford.
They said we didn’t know what Shavlik Randolph’s skill set was. Being a big white guy from Duke, you know he’s going to excel at flopping.
Pierce was held scoreless b/c of the grindmaster himself. Tony Allen
Terry doesn't shoot well as a Celtic.
It sucks for Bass he has to play Center and that's not his position.
These officials are struggling mightily. Not one side or anotherbut they’re missing calls left and right.
Paul Pierce is trying to be a one man show for the Celts. Bad place to be
Got to watch Crawford. Would LOVE for them to just occasionally stick the figurative foot in the throat !!!
Really don’t like how these guys lose big leads. I would love to have seen some of the bench players get some time tonight. Oh wellI guess we should just hope for a winright?
ARGH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Cardiac kids
Okay, we have two equally depleted and fatigued teams. What's causing the fade?
I hate losing this lead to Jordan Crawford. He’s such a punk.
I know. He says he better than Michael Jordon
How did we lose a 21 point lead?
Say what TA? Foul, Really?
TA does some really stupid stuff some times.
This lack of execution WILL come back to bite us in the playoffs.
Hey we need a bandwagoner to taunt Bayless every game. P***d him off and got him going as per post game interview.
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Tonight's 110-106 loss to the Grizzlies was filled with ups and downs. The Celtics got off to nice start, but slipped in the second and third quarters. Their fourth quarter contained a rally that didn't start until about the 6:00 mark. Had it started earlier, they definitely would've won. But it didn't. What's done is done.
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We already knew that there was a good chance Courtney Lee would be out tonight, but now we find out KG is also hurt. From the Celtics’ official Twitter:
Kevin Garnett and Courtney Lee are both out tonight with sprained left ankles.
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) March 23, 2013
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