BOSTON — You don't earn a nickname like 'Crash' from delivering love taps on the basketball floor.
A 2-15 record in the month of January? All this "tank" talk? A loss at the buzzer to the equally lowly 76ers? How do the Celtics players deal with it?
BOSTON — There was no way to get around it. The 95-94 buzzer-beating loss to Philadelphia on Wednesday night is a tough one for the Celtics to accept.
BOSTON — They missed a slew of free throws. They clanked shot after shot after shot.