Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 11/7/13
The Boston Celtics collected their first win of the season Wednesday night at home against the Utah Jazz. It was Brad Stevens' first NBA victory, which means five games into the season the Celtics now sit at 1-4. The win sparked a little bit of a debate between Celtics Life writers here, many of whom predict the Celtics as a 30 win team or better. I just can't see it. One of the reasons? The brutal early schedule for this Rondo-less squad. So lets peak at what the next couple of weeks hold for Coach Stevens and the Celts starting on Friday: 11/8 @ Orlando 11/9 @ Miami 11/11 vs. Orlando 11/13 vs. Charlotte 11/15 vs. Portland 11/16 @ Minnesota 11/19 @ Houston 11/20 @ San Antonio 11/22 vs. Indiana What a tough stretch… yikes! The Celtics are coming out of this nine game stretch with two wins (a split with the Magic and a home win against the Bobcats). Other than that, Boston will be facing top competition almost every game (yes Portland is much better than Boston), some on the tail...
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