Here’s a list of things we expected from the Celtics tonight:
The game itself was entertaining, if only because it was impossible to prepare for what happened. Jordan Crawford took three shots and was clearly a positive on the floor at point guard. Gerald Wallace not only went 6-10 from the field, he knocked down a series of jumpers that could not have been further from his arsenal last year. Even Vitor Faverani looked decent running the floor and contesting around the basket.
And yet, the Celtics lost. Rudy Gay, finally able to see the basket, responded by knocking down seven of 11 shots from the field. The Raptors seemed to have an answer to each of the Celtics’ attempts to get back in the game (including a couple of VERY loud dunks by Terrence Ross), which ultimately doomed Boston down the stretch. Not even Steezus could bring the C’s back.
Much more to come…
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