The playoff seeding race continued Friday night, with the Boston Celtics picking up a game on the Atlanta Hawks. The 118-107 win moved Boston to within 1.5 games of Atlanta for the Eastern Conference's six-seed. These two teams are very familiar with each other, as are their fans. There was a lot to say about how horrid Josh Smith played. Though there was conspicuously little to say on how Atlanta let Shavlik Randolph post nine points and 13 rebounds.
1. Report from the Hawks hotel: Al Horford just changed the channel.
2. "If I win this game only using second and third unit guys, they'll have to resi--aw ****, we lost." - Larry Drew
3. Can Tommy Heinsohn just die...
When Reality Strikes:
The sad reality is that Boston still is a better team. Even as old and broken down as they are. And Josh expects the city to care about these token play off appearances.
Only way I see us losing this game if we beat ourselves with mental mista...