Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 1/14/13
I’ll just quote Chuck’s preview: This game screams letdown. The Celtics return from a two-day respite to face one of the worst teams in the league. We know what type of craptastic effort they are capable of in these types of situations. … This game will be closer than it should, but I’m not ready to pick against the Celtics. Chuck picked the C’s 97-88… they damn near did it.  100-89 was the final. The Green: Rajon Rondo had the closest thing I can imagine to what Ice Cube was talking about.  After a spectacular first quarter, Rondo casually picked the Bobcats apart… quite literally messing around and getting a triple double. Avery Bradley shot the lights out.  6-10 from the field, including 4 of 7 from 3.  In fact, our starting backcourt couldn’t miss.  Toss Rondo’s numbers in there and they shot a combined 14-21. The Gross: Our starting front court didn’t shoot quite as well.  Paul Pierce struggled with his shot, settling for mostly jumpers.  Half of his 16 shots came from 3.   K
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