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.
2yIn remembering the 2003 NBA Draft lottery, Dwyane wasn't sure where he'd lane. He was only sure LeBron James was going with whoever picked first.
2yYou'd think the Heat should be missing a big presence in the post, but relying on James and Wade is so far working out.
2yWhile the C's are first to admit they need to get more aggressive with Miami, they know it's just as important to stay in control.
2yPaul Pierce didn't get to the line once in Game One -- not... once. That has to change tonight, or Boston will find itself in a hole.
2ySasha Pavlovic probably isn't the difference-maker in the Celtics-Heat series, but he could provide some help in guarding LeBron James, seeing as the two were teammates for years.
2yRay Allen isn't himself and hasn't been for quite some time now. He's been playing on a bum ankle, and unfortunately it's had a huge impact on his game. What's it mean for the rest of the series?
2yThe lone source of hope in an otherwise ugly Game 1