Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 11/6/12
The Celtics are very fortunate to have a few days off after the debacle in D.C that resulted in their first win of the season.  The lads in green are starting to realize that it takes more to win than just putting on a Celtic jersey. The Celtics are all saying the right things, that they are a work in progress. As we all are I dare say.  However it is more than that.  If you look at the new additions to the team, they are mainly from the Western Conference. This is not an indictment on the conference, but more of an understanding of how they play.  If you look at the contenders in the West, you will see they play a more wide open style.  It is also important to note that they rely more on individual stars than a group effort. The conference is ran by the likes of Kobe, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul and Tony Parker. All of the aforementioned players are more scorers than distributors.  Chris Paul may be the only exception and even he is saddled with a running-mate al...
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