PHILADELPHIA The Boston Celtics continue to play with the kind of fight and grit that Doc Rivers is looking for.
The next step?
PHILADELPHIA The Boston Celtics had their chances.
Lay-ups. Free throws. Open jumpers.
Making those shots is a pretty basic formula for success.
PHILADELPHIA Even now the subject of the Boston Celtics being a "soft" team still comes up - and it's not from the media.
BOSTON The final score highlighted 104 points, an impressive performance with 52.6 percent field goal shooting.
BOSTON The second quarter was once again one of the Boston Celtics' weaker quarters of play.