Originally written on Red's Army  |  Last updated 11/8/14
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                      I'm still sick to my stomach at the sight of yet another Boston Celtic being wheeled of the court on a stretcher. It was very hard to focus on anything in the 2nd half as a fan-I can't imagine what it was like for the Celtics' players. The C's came-out strong on offense and especially on defense. They were firing-on all cylinders, and then it happened. Mickael Pietrus landed hard on his back/shoulders, his head violently snapping-back. The play came on a drive in the lane with 5:07 left in the 2nd. The arena was silent. Both teams prayed, and CelticsNation held their breath. Pietrus was wheeled-off the floor on a stretcher, and taken to a local hospital. If you missed the game/play, you can see it here. The Sixers came-out in the 2nd half and simply blindsided a weary, thin Celtics squad that also lost Avery Bradley to a sprained-ankle. The C's were out-of-gas physically and emotionally and the Sixers simply took advantage. It didn't hurt that the Sixers go...
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