This goes without saying, but a win would be huge in the quest for the #1 seed. Time to take advantage of another team's injuries.
Mikki Moore is like the Predator after being lost in the woods and starved for several months.
So what are Vegas' odds that KG rolls out in a wheelchair and miraculously plays (Ala Paul Pierce)
Anyone else find it hilarious that Marbury has a tattoo on his head, of a defunct company that sold $15 basketball shoes?
He should have it redone to look like a Celtics logo, a soon to be defunct basketball franchise. Might as well keep with the theme.
I'm predicting a Cavs win here, right now we're just better and can close out tough games as of late too. Plus, Joe Smith's pearly whites will be too distracting for any Celtic ballhandler. Sparkle, sparkle.
Them having Steph is such a security blanket for me. I just love knowing he's on that team not doing a very good job.
I'm sick of the Celtics fans saying starbury is a better pickup then Joe smith. I tell you I was fightng with them for hours on that and MO is better then rondo.
Speaking of House, he and Starbury apparently do not like each other. I was reading another forum, and a poster asked why they were not friends, and why they didn't like each other. I didn't really read the responses, but wouldn't it be amazing if they got in some scuffles and ruined the Celtics. Maybe Starbury and House can get traded to the Lakers in the off season.
The Celtics swarming defense is a little ridiculous... The league needs to look into it...
Of all people to boo on the Celtics, I'd put Marbury near the bottom of the list. Garnett, Pierce, Perkins would be the top 3 (order can be debated).
Should be a hard game for the Celtics, they're missing the star player - Brian Scalabrine
I forgot all about Mikki Moore being on that team as well. He definitely is on my ten most hated players in the NBA list also. Man do they have a ton of guys I cant stand.
The only thing Boston will win is the all ugly team,cavs should and better beat them handily.
I want a GALACTIC beatdown. I want a beatdown so bad it gets imprinted into Paul Pierce's DNA so that on every March 6th his children instinctively wet their pants without knowing why
This is gunna be a straight-up SLUGFEST!!! If any of you think we are gunna "Cruz" by the Celts, think again. I'm sure they're determined to upset us without KG in the lineup. If Pierce cannot get it going early, they have no chance. However, I think he will definitely get 30+ just b/c he can and will. I'll bet Lebron doesn't score 30 points, but the rest of the "James Gang" will show up.
Can't wait to see Joe back in action in a Cavs uni. I never wanted him to leave and it's only fitting that hes back and that hes going be key in this game and our playoff run. IMO we will win by at least 10. Without KG they're no match for us
"Boston sucks". I live my life by that creed.
Attack Glen Davis. That should be the early tactic. I believe he'll go against Andy first off, so lets get some pick and rolls and make Davis make decisions. Usually he'll come up with the bad one. If he is tagging Z, then go the pick and pop with the occasional post up. He is there major weaklink defensively.
My prediction, Big Baby cries, they push him around in the magic wheelchair for a few, then he is all better.
Honestly I think Cavs get the win but Marbury gives us a handful which could be a problem later on...I think he'll be a big problem for us.
All this talk on ESPN about how Cavs MUST beat a KG-less Celtic team. They failed to mention that a Z-less, West-less Cavs team destroyed the C's earlier. Sick of this Boston media love-fest.
ROFL @ KenBRICK's missed dunk.....
LBJ missed a freakin dunk!EMBARASSING!
He's not warm yet....
Boston put some kryptonite in the water. That is the only reason the Cavs usually lose in Boston. Not that I'm saying we are going to lose tonight.
Rondo hurt. At least he didn't need a wheel chair. It's okay Celtics fans....if he's anything like Pierce we'll see him back on after the timeout!
Have to say pierce's "stutter dribble" is a carry
Bostons role players getting it done but they cant keep it up
Another day where our bigs get killed on the boards. Even when Andy and Z were in.
I cant stand Kendrick Perkins.....dude is trash
I hate Stephon's smirk
Perkins and Glen Davis are owning us down low, especially with rebounding and energy wise.
Good to know Marbury is horrible. What a waste of a possession.
Were being dominated by glen Davis ?! Come on guys !
You know, Glen Davis and Leon Powe are both restricted free agents this summer. Maybe we should offer them both the MLE this summer. If Boston declines, then we get an important rotation player while Boston loses an important rotation player. If Boston matches, then we cripple them from a salary standpoint, send them far into luxury tax land, and reduce their capacity to add any more help. I like it. We're probably going to give Andy a big contract this summer, and Glen Davis, who will come cheaper, kicked Andy's ass all over the court during the first quarter. So why not?
We're not contendors with this front court. It's just not happening this year guys.
This is what happens when you play a great team. Just not much to say. Our two biggest playmakers are stinking the place up.
The sad thing is I thought this was our year, but with the way we're made up, we're not going to be able to win it all.
Who did lebron think was on the other end of that pass..Dwight Howard?
How is powe scoring?
Chalk this one up as a loss guys.Our bigs can't play defense.Our offense is atrocius and LBJ is just downright terrible.We suck.
This my friends, is what you get when you have soft, jump shooting, big men. It's called being eaten alive in the paint.
Our bigs make tissues look hard
We are dying for a post presence right now.It's not even funny.Yeah we got Joe,but he's not a post threat.
Delonte is our leading rebounder with 4
And to think, KG is not even playing!
We need a whole bunch of nachos to distract Big Baby, he's killing us.
2 points down -- I think the reports of our death are greatly exaggerated!
I think Paul Pierce rivals Allen Iverson as best offensive flopper in the NBA.
Why is ESPN kept on replaying Lebron's miss dunk. They didn't show Perkin's miss dunk over and over again
Because even a missed dunk by #23 is a million times more interesting than any highlights by the Celtics.
If we could come up with a strategy during halftime of how to make Glen Davis cry during the third quarter, I think we could win this thing.
We should have signed Gooden IMO. At least his D can't be worse than JS is on centers.
YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS Fat Baby is gone~!!! Now maybe we have a chance!
How many players has Andy gotten thrown out of a game? Haha
The audacity of Big Baby grabbing Andy around the neck like he's the last fried turkey wing!
Don't the Celtics know, the worst thing they can do is to get LBJ mad?
This is just the emotional JOLT that this ball club needed tonight, thank you gargantuan infant.
Delonte West needs to realize you cant gamble against Ray Allen
God I hope we don't end up playing them in the Playoffs,
Powe just kills us. Without Ben we have no answer for his strength.
I hate playing in BOS..Something about that arena is so scary and intensed
This is Boston without KG...DPOY and All Star...we should not be getting dominated.
Joe Smith can't beat Powe for a board... Or Mikki... Great...
You know I was so on board with the Joe Smith signing and thought that we pulled off a big one over the Celtics. But seeing Moore play tonight I'm not so sure. They may have gotten the better player.
Doc isn't afraid to keep Pierce in to win the most important game of the decision. I can't believe Mike Brown is getting out-coached by Doc Rivers.
There is nowhere for Wally to hide. Powe and Pierce taking it to him every time.
I'm embarrassed to be a Cavs fan tonight. They are beating us without KG! HOW does this happen? Were in trouble.
Marbury is the only player in the league that gets a standing O when he makes a jump shot.
We are getting all the calls tonight and it's killing us because we can't make free throws
The hilarious thing about this game is that Boston is deliberately giving our poor shooters space to shoot, and they still think that they should shoot it.
We're seeing great Cavaliers BB tonight -- excellent passing, excellent defense. Too bad Boston's playing it, not us.
I'm sorry but that was a foul on Mo not Mikki. We can't even blame this on the refs cause we have gotten most of the calls tonight
There is not a person I hate more in the NBA than Paul Pierce. There is not a team in the NBA I hate more than Boston. There is not a sports city in the United States I hate more than Boston
League investigation needs to be initiated after this game. Shady calls, it's ridiculous. That blocking foul on Moore is the icing on the cake.
Come on now. Have you seen the foul totals? We are getting the calls. We just can't make a free throw.
I still can't believe Mo got bailed out by that call. If these refs have any conscience, they are not going to give us many more calls throughout the rest of the game.
The refs have done all they could to give us this game and we couldn't hit a stinkin foul shot.
Leon Moses Malone Powe is the greatest player I have ever seen
I just don't understand. Biggest game of the year and these no name scrubs are making all the plays and LeBron is completely invisible
Seriously, how can it be that we are getting BLOWN THE **** OUT with Garnett and Davis out of the game??? HOW CAN THAT BE???????????????????????????????????????
They just called a foul on Kevin McPowe
I have to give props to Pierce he gave it his all and ultimately wanted it more from the looks of this game. We did want this game. This worries me a lot, we cant play defense against the bests teams even with one of their star players out. Not only do we not play good enough defense we are like deer in the headlights on
Good thing we didn't trade Wally for a big man, our chemistry is clearly making up for our lack of frontcourt depth....
Celtics gonna woop us in May, if we even get that far
If we had Ben in this game we would be winning. Unfortunately, if the Celtics had KG, that more than cancels Ben out.
Honestly, we are getting exposed tonight. The Celtics knew exactly how to attack our defense and took advantage of it. Layups and dunks all night.
Their bigs beat the crap out of our bigs. That's why we got crushed
Just put Darnell in and have him dive into Pierce's kneecaps as fast and hard as he can
This game couldn't go any worse for the cavs and we only are going to lose by 10 or less not
LOL at the lil kid in a LeBron jersey trying to hi five PP and getting ignored
Hate to say this.... The Celtics are a better team than we are. They get more from their bench/role players, and they have 3 unstoppable forces that can take over at any time I was wrong thinking that we will defeat them this year. I don't see us winning in their building, and I saw their intensity simply overwhelm us. We had every reason to show them something tonight, and all we showed is that we are still second best. This is hard to swallow
If we don't get home court in the East, we're not getting to the Finals. They are just as good at home as we are. On top of that, they may be cocky but look at that swagger and intensity they play with. We need that, we need to show that.
Don't worry Orlando will give them another loss
Two L's to the Lakers, two to Boston, one to Orlando. One win in Cleveland, when Boston was in a real struggle 1-6, against the top three teams in the nba. That's a pretty big red flag, and all them L's are on the road. Again, it's something that definitely causes for concern, big time.
Man, as much a hate that B#$&@# Paul Pierce. He's the man. He's clearly the second best small forward in the league