Originally written on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 5/4/13
After the Celtics failed to comeback and win Game 6 last night, Danny Ainge owned up for his teams failures. “I take full responsibility for our team not being as good as New York. That is not Doc’s fault, and that is not KG’s fault or Paul Pierce’s fault or Rajon Rondo’s fault." Before the regular season began, Danny Ainge appeared to have pulled off a series of excellent deals. First off, he stole Jared Sullinger with the 21st pick in the draft. Days later, he made his biggest move of the summer in re-signing Kevin Garnett. After that, he acquired big bodies in Darko Milicic, Jason Collins, and Fab Melo (we all hoped one of these guys could find a rotation spot), then signed NBA champion Jason Terry for depth and late-game production. When it looked like he was done dealing, Ainge snagged Courtney Lee in a sign-and-trade then beat the Lakers to land Leandro Barbosa, giving us a potentially dominant backcourt. While KG had another elite season as an All-Star starter, the res...
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