First-year coach Brad Stevens has the Celtics surprisingly atop the Atlantic Division. CSNNE.com Celtics insider Sherrod Blakely passes out the grades at the quarter pole.
Believe it or not, the Celtics are considered the better team in the Atlantic Division right now. But don't expect them to take too much stock in that.
1yThe Celtics and the Sixers will look to take Game 5 and the series lead tonight in Boston. Here are five stats that could sway the outcome.
1yAvery Bradley was at shootaround today for the Celtics, but it's unclear how much he participated. He's a game-time decision for tonight.
1yThe C's small-ball lineup stumbled in Game 4. Is Brandon Bass the answer to Boston's problems in Game 5?MORE: All important Game 5
1yThe Celtics consider Game 5s almost as important as Game 7s, which means they should play one of their best games of the year Monday at home.
1yPaul Pierce and the Celtics are hoping to remedy all the little things that went wrong in Game 4 before taking on the Sixers in Game 5.
1yRay Allen isn't 100 percent, but he'd still like to be contributing a little more consistently than he has in the C's series with the Sixers.
1yThe Sixers -- all of them, from the rookies to the vets -- are using their physicality, according to Kevin Garnett.
|12/6||vs. Den||4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 MST7:30 EST4:30 UAE (+1)01:3019:30 ET6:30 CT22:30|
|12/8||@ NY||9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET17:00 GMT1:00 10:00 MST12:00 EST21:00 UAE18:0012:00 ET11:00 CT15:00|
|12/10||@ Bkn||4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 MST7:30 EST4:30 UAE (+1)01:3019:30 ET6:30 CT22:30|
|12/11||vs. LAC||4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 MST7:30 EST4:30 UAE (+1)01:3019:30 ET6:30 CT22:30|
|12/13||vs. NY||4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 MST7:30 EST4:30 UAE (+1)01:3019:30 ET6:30 CT22:30|
|12/3||vs. Mil||W 108-100|
|11/30||@ Mil||L 85-92|
|11/29||vs. Cle||W 103-86|
|11/27||vs. Mem||L 93-100|
|11/25||@ Cha||W 96-86|
|11/23||@ Atl||W 94-87|
|11/22||vs. Ind||L 82-97|
|11/20||@ SA||L 93-104|
|11/19||@ Hou||L 85-109|
|11/16||@ Min||L 88-106|
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