Found January 17, 2012 on Celtics Town:
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It was another close loss, another mile during which the Celtics started by crawling for the first lap and never could pass the leaders. The Celtics fought and scrapped and finally rebounded the basketball, and there were moments Doc Rivers would like to see repeated, like when Mickael Pietrus went on a late shooting spree to help keep Boston in the game. But Thabo Sefolosha and Russell Westbrook took turns draining 3-pointers in the final minutes, and all that was left was Boston’s fifth straight defeat.Boston’s effort wasn’t to blame on this night, and that was part of what made the loss so disappointing. There was no blaming tired legs or a lack of intensity. The Celtics simply got outplayed.On their home court, the Celtics are now 3-4. They still haven’t beaten a team with a winning record. They miss more layups than a blindfolded birthday boy who just spent 12 rounds with the dizzy bat. They make turnovers at the worst times. They spot teams a dozen or so points almost every ...
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