Rajon Rondo had 18 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 85-75 in Game 7 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals.
Is the adage “As Rondo goes, the Celtics go” true? Rondo doesn’t think so, and is sure he and the Celtics will play better in Game 7 against the 76ers.
The Boston Celtics are going into Saturday night’s Game 7 against the Philadelphia 76ers a confident bunch, but they know things are not going to be easy.
The end of the Boston Celtics “New Big 3″ is coming, but it won’t be Saturday night.
The Sixers and Celtics met 12 times in the playoffs from 1953-69 and five more from 1977-85. Now they meet in a Game 7 for the sixth time on Saturday in Boston.
Gary Tanguay of Comcast SportsNet joined Felger and Massarotti in studio to talk some Boston Celtics, last nights 82-75 Game 6 loss, and Saturday nights Game 7 versus the Philadelphia 76ers.
Gresh and Zo kick off Thursday’s show talking about the Celtics Game 6 loss to the 76ers.
The Celtics had the chance to close out their series with the Philadelphia 76ers, but the C’s didn’t show up and must now a Game 7. Comcast SportsNet’s Gary Tanguay joined Toucher & Rich to talk about the bad performance in the Game Six loss, Saturday’s Game Seven and the loss of Avery Bradley.
The injury riddled Celtics could have used the extra days off before the Eastern Conference Finals, but instead now have to play in, as Paul Pierce would say, an “anything can happen” Game 7 Saturday night at the Garden.
The Philadelphia 76ers beat the Celtics, 82-75 on Wednesday night to send the Eastern Conference semifinals back to Boston for Game 7.