Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics aren't naive. They certainly will try until the end, but know that getting Kevin Love probably isn't in the cards.
The Celtics have made a number of offseason moves so far, but Jared Sullinger's growth and development will still be a major key to future success.
2yRay Allen felt some discomfort in his ankle on Saturday, but felt good enough to play on Sunday. He also is thinking about not getting offseason surgery.
2yAvery Bradley will play in Game 4 against the Hawks tonight.
2yThe Celtics have a chance to distance themselves from the Hawks and earn a 3-1 series advantage if they can defend their home court tonight.
2yAvery Bradley's shoulder is giving him fits, but there's still a chance he plays in Game 4 against the Hawks.
2yIn Game 3 against the Atlanta Hawks, Garnett wasnt running the floor with the ball in his hands, but Doc Rivers credits him for doing so with his vocal leadership.
2yWhen the playoffs arrive, it's a given that the best players will wind up playing more minutes than usual. Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers acknowledges that this is a concern after game 3.
2yJosh Smith acknowledges the left knee sprain that kept him out of Game 3 is still bothersome. That pain, he says, won't prevent him from playing in Game 4 on Sunday.