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CelticsBlog May 19, 2018
The essential nature of Marcus Smart

The essential nature of Marcus Smart

Dumping passes on the drive while carrying gravity in the lane. Nailing a crucial left-wing three several steps behind the line. Saving a ball that surely seemed out of bounds along the sideline. Smart continues to elude tradition while clearly proving he’s a crucial contributor to this team. Marcus Smart didn’t flinch when JR Smith lowbridged Al Horford out of midair in Game 2. Within seconds he accelerated toward Smith’s face and spared no words of remorse for him at the podium after, comparing him to a bully who had to be stood up to. No punches were needed, Smart had already laid...
CelticsBlog May 19, 2018
Celtics look to go up 3-0 on the Cavaliers as the series shifts to Cleveland

Celtics look to go up 3-0 on the Cavaliers as the series shifts to Cleveland

The series shifts to Cleveland as Tyronn Lue calls the Celtics goons and vows to have his Cavs be more physical!! The series now shifts to Cleveland as the Celtics try to take a commanding 3-0 lead on the Cavaliers. The Celtics are 9-0 at home in these playoffs but they are just 1-4 on the road with their lone win in Game 3 at Philadelphia. We have to remember though that the Celtics were one of the best road teams in the regular season. The Celtics also played their first 2 road games without Marcus Smart and he makes a big difference in their defense and their energy. Their ...
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Bulpett: Celtics can't cash in chances to catch up

Bulpett: Celtics can't cash in chances to catch up

Subtitle: Shots dont fall in Game 4 lossCLEVELAND – Opportunity washed over the Celtics in waves last night.    Still they came up dry.    All evening long, Cleveland opened the door and invited them in, but the Bostonians hemmed and hawed and stumbled on the top step. So the Cavaliers slammed Game 4 in their kisser.    There is no denying the LeBrons were the better team here, but the Celts are at a severe risk of an ACL tear as they kick themselves for what might have, could have, though probably shouldnt have been.    You definitely kick yourself, Marcus Smart said after the Cs...

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