We 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 Miami.
Something hit the deck â€” hard â€” here Wednesday night. It was the Celtics, or rather Bostonâ€™s realistic chance to win in this NBA Eastern Conference finals against the favored Heat.
The Celtics wonâ€™t recover from this, from losing this way, on a night when they dominated for so long and quieted Miamiâ€™s packed home arena for so long, and then could only watch as the Heat relentlessly took away what was theirs.
Yes, you want to credit the Celticsâ€™ no-quit courage and fight and all that stuff.
The thing is, this will crush Boston.
The Celtics will not get back up from this.
Some losses devastate. And this one will.
â€śI guarantee you theyâ€™re distracted right now, our locker room,â€ť Celtics coach Doc Rivers said afterward.
Last night's loss was absolutely devastating. There's no w...