The Celtics managed to muster up their fourth straight win with a victory over the Indiana Pacer 83-81. The Celtics managed to close the game out with an 11-0 run to just eke past the 2nd seeded Pacers.
This gives the Celtics a big boost of confidence going on into the season. They know that they have a shot in beating the Pacers now. If the playoffs started today, the Celtics would have to face Indiana. After tonights game, you can tell they really have a chance.
Kevin Garnett was the team’s top performer with 18 points and 10 rebounds. There was no play more important than the last one, though. Kevin Garnett delivered a pin point pass from the high post to a cutting Jeff Green for the game winning layup.
It was a beautifully designed play by Doc Rivers that won the Celtics the game. The grit and grind the Celtics showcased to win this game shows that they’re in the proper mindset for playoff basketball.
This team is playing with loads of confidence right now and no one really wants to see them in the postseason.