Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 4/2/12
Two years ago the Celtics played .500 ball the 2nd half of the season, yet still made it to the NBA Finals. Last year the C's played sub .500 ball the 2nd half of the season and were knocked out of the playoffs in the 2nd round. This year the Celtics seemed destined to regress even further unless they made some roster changes. The two key additions were supposed to be a full season of Jeff Green and David West. Then in about a 24 time frame we lost both solid forwards. So it was then the Big 4 and question marks. Since then the Celtics have lost their starting center, Jermaine O'Neal, and backup big man Chris wilcox for the season. But a funny thing has happened along the way. The Celtics look as good as ever. They're beating the teams they're suppose to beat, while also upsetting the supposed elite teams. They've gone from an old, unathletic bunch to a quick and feisty team that is the proverbial "team no one wants to play in the playoffs."  The Celtics were not getting the most
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