Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 5/24/12
I often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics after playing the Celtics. Here's a dose of 'enemy chatter' from Philadelphia. The Sixers played a lot better in this one, and we'll talk about some of the good Sixer performances, but really, Philly was able to win this game because of three things, all Boston-related: Brandon Bass couldn't make a shot, Ray Allen is off his game, and Rajon Rondo is a weird dude. The first two are easily explained—Bass had probably the best game he's ever going to have in the playoffs in Game Five, scoring 18 points in the third quarter, and was probably due for a clunker like this. Meanwhile, Allen has been dealing with injury the entire playoffs, and while his 4-11 line isn't awful, he missed a couple key good looks (including a three with a minute to go) that you feel like Ray Allen at 100% hits at least 90% of the time.Rondo, though...man. You get why rooting for this guy can be so frustrating an...
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