Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 3/28/12
I have not seen a better 1st half from the Boston Celtics in a long time. Everything was clicking; Rondo was driving and dishing, Pierce was attacking, KG was nailing jumpers and everyone was playing great defense. The C's held the Jazz to 37% from the field, and only turned the ball over 2 times. Rondo and Ryan Hollins connected on 2 alley-oops, and the C's went into halftime up 46-35. The 3rd quarter started with more of the same-Pierce driving for a layup & and-one, KG hit a couple of buckets, and the C's were up by 18, 61-43 with about 7 minutes left in the 3rd. Then the C's let their foot of the gas and stopped doing what was working. Blame it on a thin bench, or being tired, but the C's simply stopped attacking and let-up on defense. The Jazz then went on an 18-7 run and the game was tied at 66 early in the 4th. C's fans on Twitter (where I was tonight during most of the game) feared another late-game collapse. But some big shots by Sasha and Keyon Dooling got the...
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