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.
3yMichael Felger lists his favorite stats from the Celtics' dismal 100-77 loss to the Heat on Sunday.
3yAlso, the coach shows his disdain for how the Jermaine O'Neal-LeBron James skirmish was handled.
3yThe Heat have been through plenty of adversity this season, and they showed the ability to fight through it on Sunday.
3yRajon Rondo is the straw that stirs the Celtics' drink, and he catches some of the blame when his team puts up a clunker like it did on Sunday.
3yThe 23-point margin of defeat is the largest for the Celtics this season.
3yWhen Carlos Arroyo signed with the Heat before the season, he had hopes of beating the Celtics. Now, things are a little different.
3yBefore Friday's game against the Wizards, Rivers received the award for exemplifying what it means to be a Celtic.