Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 11/21/12
Another day passes and another article is written on Celtics being bad at rebounding. This is not a shocker, as the author of the article agrees, and he also acknowledges that (well, he acknowledges that Doc acknowledges that) you don't need to lead the rebounding stats to win games, Miami and Knicks being other cases in point. However, there is still an issue according to Blakely, that Celtics' rebounding margin also ranks last, compared to last year when we ranked 28th. He firmly asserts that to succeed, Celtics need to improve their rebounding margin if they want to win. I'm quite frankly tired of these arguments, and I'll try to explain why they don't make sense as much as they appear to. First of all, let's look at what a rebound is, because people seem to forget how that occurs. Rebound happens when a team misses a shot, and statistically teams get more defensive rebounds than offensive ones. So, if you don't make your shots, the other team is going to get more rebounds, unless
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