SportsNet Central Update: Celtics get beat by the Heat
Eric Frede checks in with the latest in sports news including the Celtics losing to the Heat in the season opener.
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I have a lot of American -- -- your Chevrolet sports net central update the wait is over the Celtics open their new season last night in Miami where they took on the defending NBA champions. But he added former Celtic Ray Allen this offseason of course we all know the stories leading into this game and the fact that it was banner night -- rings are handed out in. Here is racing a -- of his former team and KG will have. None of it. Ray Allen was on the mark especially in the first half thirteen points in the first half nineteen for the game very impressive debut. For -- second quarter LeBron James throws it down he had 26 points before. Lead in the game due to leg -- fourth quarter Celtics on the comeback trail they are down by seventeen in the second half but. KG with a turn around and the foul and then. Rajon Rondo to Courtney Lee. Lee will finish it and the Celtics. Were within four points but the heat answered right back Chris Bosh with a loud finish here. For Miami and -- the heat and the Celtics and what was that matchup be without them. Something extra Rondo clothes line on Dwyane Wade out a flagrant on Rondo. And a loss for the Celtics 1218. 107. The final Rondo ended with twenty points seven rebounds and thirteen assists 23 points. Fort Pierce you see the numbers before they meet the defense certainly lacking for the Celtics in the opener. This ball go through the story of our our our defense struggles. -- Carlos Marmol you know the way we defended tonight would not completing just -- -- apology which one points. Didn't start our starting points pretty much you see that corner so we got to. Establish our identity and who we are what we don't be my decision -- -- season. Who's playing basketball I was thinking I was about six -- among those clowns we are an awful. Not only get away from that respect. So you know we've just got to find me in balance. That is why -- for the Patriots are off until Thursday that's when he'll return to the practice field before getting a few more days off. Eight weeks into the football season the pats are five and three while some think the pats should have a better record Tom Brady -- two games over 500 is just about right. The issues team. It's all about getting better about get in the pictures better on both sides of the ball including special teams well. And hopefully we can continue to grow you seem to get better. Whereas where we really deserve to be I don't think we played them better than our record this colleagues we played great football over these last three weeks so. There's a lot of improvement that we need to make that a lot of things that we can do better we got to get some guys healthy we got to get everybody moving forward make a big push here this second half because this is where the best teams really start to show himself. Sure to tune in later today at noon for a bye week edition of Patriots Wednesday and live Troy brown and -- tank -- talk about whether that's stand at the halfway point of the season. Patriots Wednesday live presented by Comcast business class. Wednesday here exclusively. On Comcast sports net. That'll do it for the Chevrolet sports at central update on America free thanks for what.