Found November 11, 2011 on
Chicago tonight, Portland tomorrow, & Miami the next day?
As I have been fearing for almost a year now, it looks like when the lockout ends (not a guarantee that it will next week) and the season begins on December 15th, the NBA will move to make-up several of the missed games in order to maximize revenue. This means even though a month and a half of games will have been missed (approximately 23 games), instead of playing a 59 game season (which would benefit a veteran team like the C's), we will have a crammed 72 game season.
Expect more back to backs and several 5 game weeks. It will take a great marathon outlook on Doc Rivers part in order to enable the Celtics to still have legs come playoff time. Doc will have to limit the Big 3's minutes and/or rest them completely on some nights. Jermaine O'Neal too. Doc will have to play rookie JaJuan Johnson at times down the stretch of a game, when KG really is needed. Assuming that he comes back, Jeff Green will have to ...
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