Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Soaring low in Atlanta
Doc Rivers has been notably down on his team as they have gone through this losing skid and the team has had to question its status as legitimate contenders. Everyone seems to think Boston just needs the fire lit under it to regain the championship form and get back into the game.
Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo all have that killer instinct. You would think.
Those threats of major change to the roster might need to be renewed after Friday's latest disappointment.
Boston looked ready to regain their form, troucning the Hawks for the better part of two quarters. Then the age began to show and things went south in a completely unexpected way.
A 27-point lead went up in smoke behind Kyle Korver's incredibly hot shooting and Boston's inability to adjust or score down the stretch proved to be the end for the Celtics. If Boston's 26-point second-...