Found October 23, 2013 on CLNS Radio:
In the wake of many questioning the overall effort the Boston Celtics have put on the floor from time to time in the preseason, you would think that Celtics brass would be advising all players to be more aggressive. That does not hold true for one player, however: 12-year veteran Gerald Wallace. After Sunday’s 15-point loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves, Wallace had some select words for his teammates in regards to the overall effort he saw. "If we lose every game, if we lose all 82 games, but we lose them going down fighting and competing hard, then I can live with that,” Wallace said. “I just can’t live with losing if we didn’t compete [Sunday], we didn’t give our best effort, and we just gave the game away.” Since Wallace has made the comments he has been advised to tone it down. “I’m getting fussed at by the coaches, they're trying to tell me to relax and ease up, but the main thing is, I want the guys to compete," Wallace said. First-year head Coach Brad Stevens s...
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