The Celtics mantra has and always will be "we got to grind it out." they have no choice, given how their season is going. It all boils down to trust and learning how to play in a different way.
Last year's role players were great defenders, but couldn't find the hoop when it mattered. That anemic Game Seven in the Eastern Conference Finals was oh so painful to watch. This year's roster is supposed to be on par with the 2007-08 bunch, with a little more potential for an offensive explosion.
Boston needs all of its players to find their place at the feeding rough after Garnett, Pierce and Rondo. Preferably it will be Jeff Green who shows up next at the trough. You can see that the team needs him to be aggressive. The question is how do you get it out of him?
ESPNBoston's Greg Payne quotes Rondo:
Said Rajon Rondo: "For us, we need guys to come out of their comfort zone and do something that they're not comfortable with."
This is where Doc needs to change his approach a li...