If it seems like this column is always in crisis, well, it is. And if there's not a crisis, I'll create one. I prefer to write with my back against the wall, my wallet empty, and some Mark Wahlberg-against-all-odds-flick as background noise. I like to pretend that my very life depends on the sanctity of the next word. I am Pip with a rage-filled heart, reinvented and relevant, screaming...
The Celtics had 22 offensive rebounds in last night’s loss to the Pelicans.
That’s more than double their average.
We haven’t seen an ORB number like that since 2008. Offensive rebounding was never a priority for Doc Rivers. He cared more about getting back on defense than hitting the glass.
It’s hard to argue with that philosophy when the Celtics ranked...