Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 11/22/13
After a very difficult three game road swing the Boston Celtics return to TD Garden tonight to face the number one team record wise (10-1) in the Eastern Conference, The Indiana Pacers.The Pacers are coming off a hard earned win in New York Wednesday after Paul George coolly hit three free throws late in regulation capping off a twelve point fourth quarter to send the game to overtime. George finished with a season high 35 including 9 points in O.T.He is, in fact, a big reason the Pacers were my preseason pick to win this season's title and is an incredibly difficult matchup at 6'8" averaging over 24 points and just under 7 boards a game.As a team, G.M. Kevin Pritchard and head coach Frank Vogel have put together a really defensively tough and tight unit as demonstrated by this ESPN conversation conducted by Steven A. Smith a couple days ago.The Celtics come into this game having lost five straight after falling to The Spurs on Wednesday despite a career night from Jared Sullinger. ...
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