Tell me anything you want about the Celtics. Tell me they're great, tell me they're awful, tell me you love them, tell me you hate them.
Just don't tell me they are inconsistent.
The fact of the matter folks, is that the Boston Celtics may be the most consistent team in the league. They consistently play up (or down) to their opponents. They consistently lose games to teams they are more talented than. And they consistenly have all of us yelling at our collective television sets. They are remarkably consistent - at being inconsistent that is.
But that might all be about to change. The Celtics thrashed the Nets 93-76 on Christmas Day, playing the type of basketball that people expected them to play when this team was put together. They got scoring from their bench, defended the Nets relentlessly, and when it came time to close the game out; they did. After the game, Doc said the team was starting to turn it around.
I told our guys that I didn’t think we had a unit on the floor ...