The Celtics were not built to compete with the Cleveland Cavaliers…or any other top seed for that matter.
“I feel like we’ve got a great chance of winning Game 3. We’ve been in the game. I think we’re due for a win now.”
Stopping the Cleveland Cavaliers’ high-powered offensive attack will take more effort on the glass.
There have been a lot of role players on the Celtics over the years that have developed a loyal following at the TD Garden. However, few have received the admiration of Celtics fans as quickly as Italian forward Gigi Datome.
Jared Sullinger is one of the few young Celtics to have already experienced a taste of the NBA postseason, despite the fact that it came on the sidelines.
The Celtics’ unlikely quest to make the postseason has now been fulfilled, as Boston clinched a playoff spot on Monday night without even having to step foot on a court.
The Celtics are a mere game away from securing one of the final two playoff spots in the Eastern Conference
The Celtics accomplished a feat on Friday night that few thought was possible at the start of the 2014-15 season: winning six straight road games.
The possibility the Celtics could skate by with a 3-1 or 2-2 record in their last four games and still hold onto their playoff spot is now fully in play thanks to Miami’s latest setback.
Brad Stevens has the next week and a half to prepare his troops for a pivotal final five games of the regular season.