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Boston's need for a rim protector is becoming more and more blatantly obvious.This is the second in a (hopefully) long series of posts detailing Boston’s in-game sets and adjustments during the playoffs, featuring a positive and a negative from each game.Positive: Hand-off plays sparking penetrationOk, so by “hand-off plays sparking penetration,” I meant to say it in the singular. As in “one hand-off play sparked penetration.” This one, right here:Cut me some slack: It’s a little bit difficult to find positives after that abominable second half. But let’s take a closer look at this particular set, since it’s one of the only plays that ended in a shot attempt around the rim and showed the Celtics getting any kind of penetration against New York’s defense. The play began with Avery Bradley bringing the ball up the court on the left side and passing it to Brandon Bass in the middle. Bass then dribbled to the left side, and Jason Terry cut back around him, receiving what amounted to...
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