Found January 03, 2013 on NESN.com:
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All Celtics fans heard entering this season was that the team had built itself a deep bench, and that the second and third units would be among the best in the NBA. That’s been far from the case, however, as the C’s reserves have struggled — particularly when Kevin Garnett is parked on the bench — and the results haven’t been pretty. Boston was beat on Wednesday night by Memphis, and the Celtics now find themselves riding a four-game losing streak to a 14-17 record. C’s head coach Doc Rivers is running out of answers in a constant search for consistency. “We’ve been inconsistent,” Rivers said on WEEI on Thursday morning. “Defense one night, offense [Wednesday] night. The first half last night we scored points and couldn’t get stops, the second half we got stops and couldn’t score points. Again, much of that stems from the lack of production from the Celtics bench, one of the biggest concerns through the first 31 games. “Our inconsistent bench play, when...
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