Originally written on Red's Army  |  Last updated 4/12/13
Laugh at me all you want, but I think tonight could’ve been much worse. Headed into this game, without KG & Pierce, Celtics fans thought that things might get really ugly. Well, despite a Heat 2nd Q for the ages, the C’s actually gave Miami a run for their money tonight. However. the Heat win 109-101. Boston came out swinging early, and behind a hot start from Jeff Green and Jordan Crawford, the Celtics went into the 2nd quarter up 27-17. No one but Lebron could score early for Miami, and the C’s were in control. Well, it was fun while it lasted, as Miami torched Boston for a 41 point 2nd quarter and shot a blazing 16 of 19 from the field, including 5 of 6 from downtown. Celtics kept it respectable tonight though. I give a ton of credit to most of the guys who put on the green. Despite the usual struggles defending the paint, Boston played with heart and energy for the most part when it would’ve been much easier to mail this one in. Let’s cross our fingers that Jeff Green is ok ...
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