Found January 12, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
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Breaking news: the Celtics look old. Actually, they don’t just look old — they are old. Keep in mind that this is a team that no longer cares about proving itself in the regular season. For the past few years, Boston has coasted through the regular season and picked up the tempo come playoff time. A lot of veteran teams do the same thing. Still, it is tough to ignore their flaws. Boston is 4-5, has had trouble stopping good offenses, and has struggled to score against poor teams. Aside from Rajon Rondo, consistent play has been lacking. That is why both Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett realize the team now belongs to Rondo. “This is his team right now,” Rivers said Wednesday after the Celtics lost to the Mavericks, according to CSNNE.com. “Rondo’s just playing terrific. And we’ve got to allow him to be terrific. We shouldn’t get in his way.” “Rajon is amazing, period,” Garnett added. “You talk about big things are coming; big things are here. Rajon is keeping us alive every night. We
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