We all felt it on the bench. It seemed like that 3 minutes lasted forever. It was special. I’ll talk about that forever, just knowing being down 20 and these people are still standing up, cheering us on, because they know we just have to win one game.
Ray Allen on fans chanting “Let’s go Celtics” in the waning moments of Game 6, setting up some interesting side theater heading into an already epic Game 7. (via nbaoffseason)
“I’m the best skater in the [NBA],” Rondo told the Boston Globe in 2008. “I don’t know who’s good, but I’m the best skater in the league. That’s just something I like to do outside the court. A lot of us like to bowl, too, but I’d rather skate. I’m in my own zone.”
“The lineup data supports the idea that Boston has found itself a defensive lineup for the ages… When Bradley and Garnett play together, Boston gives up 88.8 points per 100 possessions, allows 38.8 percent shooting and forces nearly one turnover for every assist. This is scary stuff, and it’s not one of those small-minute flukes, either — they’ve played 658 minutes together.”
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