The season is no longer young, and the Celtics have yet to take off the way many thought they would before the season began. 12 wins to their credit with just a week remaining before Christmas has left Doc frustrated with his talented, yet inconsistent team, per CSNNE.com
Where I think people get mixed up, there's a difference between a veteran team and a lot of veterans on a team, this is not a veteran team. This team hasn't been together.
You work on habits, you have to improve your habits,
We see it on film. We'll do it. And then we never sustain it.
Doc's point on the Celts being 'a team full of veteran's' as opposed to a 'veteran team' is actually a salient one. Keep in mind, the Green added ten new players to the mix this season (since dropped to nine with Darko peacing out). And with Avery Bradley missing the first seven weeks of the season Boston is playing with just four returning players from last year's playoff run (Pierce, Garnett, Rondo, Bass).
But it's one thin...