Celtics Mailbag: Prefer to be underdog or favorite?

Celtics Mailbag: Prefer to be underdog or favorite?
March 22, 2013, 10:00 pm
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Tonight's mailbag tackles the age-old debate: Is it better to be a favorite or an underdog?

"Whatever role [the Celtics are] gonna be in, it's gonna be in the locker room 'we gotta win this game', says Tommy Heinsohn. "It really has to do with the confidence of the ballclub and I think the other night showed that they were overconfident.

"Right now I think this basketball team's got to attend to business and make sure they get the best effort every night."

Donny Marshall has plenty of experience as both a favorite (in college) and an underdog (in the NBA) and for him, it doesn't matter.

"Expectations are tough when you're young… When you have a good team you understand, 'Who cares what everyone outside of us is thinking?' says Marshall.

For more, check out the video above.