Found April 05, 2013 on Celtics Town:
Despite a solid defensive effort against Kyrie Irving, the Celtics fell to Cleveland.You’ve heard the term “garbage time?” Tonight’s matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers was 48 solid minutes of garbage time for the Celtics, and it was a solid indicator as to how seriously Boston is taking the rest of the regular season. With a playoff berth clinched and a looming matchup that could be against the New York Knicks (who have given the Celtics plenty of problems so far this year) or the Miami Heat (who, honestly, might be best to face fresh in the first round), Boston has pretty clearly decided that, come what may, they want to give their aging, banged-up veterans some rest before the post-season begins.This might be solid reasoning, but it doesn’t make for pleasant basketball in the meantime, and frankly, it doesn’t make for happy fans who have to watch the team’s role players try to play like starters and benchwarmers try to play like role players. This was the case tonight.Let’s n...
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