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"We didn’t come out with the defensive attitude like we needed to," Pierce said. "It was in the first half and it really carried over to the second half. They pretty much got whatever they wanted. We gave up a 3, we gave up inside, we gave up outside, we gave up rebounding. Hopefully this is a wakeup call. We’re in the middle of a trip and we can bounce back tomorrow."
[...] "We just got to understand who we are," Pierce said. "We’re a defensive group. I think we tried to play their game. We got caught into the run and gun instead of really settling them down, getting the ball to Kevin more on the inside, taking advantage of that."
WEEI: Pierce: "Hopefully this is a wake up call"
Just like poor ol' Wile E. Coyote, the Celtics can't get caught up in putting on their ACME rocket shoes and chasing thes...