It's going to be the toughest game in the comeback. They're feeling desperate and know they can't afford to go back to Orlando for game 7.
I don't think Rivers cares if Davis is well or not. He only wants to win at all costs. Look what Rivers did- leaving him on the floor injuried and yelling for him to get up.
I am concerned about SVG's coaching tonight more than anything else. I am sure Celtics are going to make adjustments on Nelson. I am afraid that SVG is so stubborn and slow to react, it might cost us the game. I am also worried about Carter and his terrible play for this entire series.
Most important game.. If we can take this one, we take it all.
I say Celtics will fight hard, but we take it by 5 !
We got this. We have the momentum and the better team. They are looking very old and all their bigs are hurt. We win and bring it back to Orlando. Book it.
Dwight is gonna be in foul trouble in the first 3 minutes of the game book it....
Refs worry me... I am taking this game on like it's our last. In my mind, this is the end of our season.
Dwights gonna kill them fools!!
Oddsmakers have Boston as 3.5 pt favs. It will be interesting to if the spread is covered.
I wish someone could photshop all Bostons players flopping around on the court like live fish flopping around on a hot skillet.
I'm really worried about the officiating tonight, the c's have been politicking big time in the media
Byron Scott just recently predicted that the Celtics are going to win game 6. He says they have too much experience to lose it all now. Furthermore, when asked if the Celtics could win game 7, he said yes.
Magic win by an elbow.
Vince in the pregame sounds like he has the sniffles...Wonder if Shard passed the bug along.
I think we'll see Boston try to be physical on one end and flopping on the other. Howard will get hacked hard. Ultimately, we'll get jobbed by the refs. Writing on the wall.
We won game 7 last year in TD Garden, we can do it again. With or without KG!
The Celtics are going to be ready tonight, injuries or no injuries, many expect the Celtics to close it out tonight, but the Magic are riding the momentum right now and we've got to play our game. We can do this.
Baby & Sheed will play, but with reduced playing time for sheed. They're both **** up so they won't be having big games.
If we go down 10pts in the first, we'll be demoralized and they'll have the momentum all night long. If we come out hard, we can take them out of their game. Shard on Pierce is a matchup we have to exploit, I wanted Shard at the 3 all year, didn't happen, but even Stan could see that Shard ripped Pierce in that 4th, I think we'll see it a bit more
As much as Shard can beat Pierce on one end, Pierce can get any look he wants on Shard..
Sad how Boston Herald is talking about 'taking Howard out'
I definitely don't have a good feeling about tonight. You would think that Boston would play close to their best tonight and after Game 5 (the one game this series where we got some whistles) I think Boston will get every call known to man.
I wonder if there would be any lingering effects on Davis even if they clear him to play Like I wonder how cautious he might be while guarding Howard tonight. Like trying to avoid another inadvertent elbow.
Stan has to get either bass or gortat in to get that 7th tech on Perkins
Haha..Pierce elbows jameer in the face..foul on u jameer!
Celtics getting a bunch of cheap calls early, what a shocker
Garnett was punching Dwights arm on a hand check which Garnett does ALL THE TIME and the commentators stated Howard should have been called for a foul.
I think that's flagrant-worthy
Officially lost respect for KG. That's a technical or flagrant.
Garnett was straight up yelling in the ref's face after the ref gave him 2 opportunities to quick punching Dwight.
That should be a flagrant you can karate chop dwights arm. They have their arms pushing Dwight on the other end but when Dwight touches kg..kg does that? What a punk.
Two fouls on KG yes!
At least we are getting the foul calls.
Celtics have two quick fouls called on them. Magic should continue to be aggressive.
Celtics are playing with a LOT of energy and their fans are going berserk, this isn't looking good
They keep calling those 3 second T's to throw us out of rhythm, awesome...
Unfortunatley they were good calls.
If Vince is going to foul, he should hit him harder than that.
Still waiting on Pierce to have that bad shooting game.
More flopping from Glass Jaw.
The refs could have easily called Barnes there I am feelin good abouth these refs so far.
Carter brought his full arsenal of FAIL tonight I see.
We're losing this one guys .. This is not the magic team from games 4 and 5
Everytime Glen Davis makes a shot I wanna destroy everything in my path
Refs are killing us, nothing new.
With the refs playing in green, the Magic with so little intensity and our players missing those gimmes, we're going to lose
I just saw big baby swing his elbows around after getting a rebound..guess its ok w/ he does it but a flagrant when Dwight does it.
I hate the Celtics
Now they get to call Dwight dirty again. That looked like it hurt.
Oh man Boston fans are gonna hate on Dwight so much after that- Superman has a thing for knocking young point guards out
Rondo pulling a Vince Carter again. Soft.
We may win after all.We needed to slow Rondo someway.
He'll be back in 20 seconds...some Pierce class acting
Honestly. That was a hard fall. Rondo is the one player who isn't soft one bit.
Does anyone know any voodoo? Please perform it so that Rondo and Pierce get injured for good....I'm so sick of them pretending to be in pain on the ground and then get back up and score 20 points 2 minutes later!
I hate Nate Robinson
We know what side the refs are on
The refs are doing a good job. We have to put more intensity, like we do in the first minutes.
I can't name a single player for Boston that I like.
Nate can pass better than Jameer lol
That 2 points of Garnett was against 4 players of the magic. No energy at all.
I say Otis should give Nate a call when Free Agency begin. We sure could use that kind of spark off the bench.
Barnes need to get into another yelling match with KG
Jameer is getting his azz schooled by the thug midget..way to go
Nothing left to see boys and girls. Nelson has been exposed and is being schooled and Vince couldn't be Hedo's towel boy.
Too much nate Robinson
Are you guys all forgetting that the Celtics love to lose with big leads when they're injured?
We still have a chance.... They always play worse in the 2nd half. Just have to cut this lead down some.
Safe to say the fates do not favor us tonight. Rondo has made more 3s than our entire team, and he's also 3-3 at the line as a bad FT shooter. Then Nate just chucks and hits a terrible shot.
Nate Robinson is one of the biggest Magic killers in the league.
I liked Rondo better.
13 points is nothing This gm is far from over. Come out strong in the 2nd half which I firmly believe we will do, cut it to 6-7 in the first 5. Lets do this boys, the only reason they are up is because of nate.
We've been melting down since before Robinson came into the game.
Doc trusts his bench. Must be nice.
We're only down 13 and we didn't play our game AT ALL in the first half. I see the Celts getting tired in the 2nd and us heating up from the 3 land.
We have outplayed the Celtics in the 2nd half in pretty much every game so far, no reason we shouldn't do it here. Hopefully Rondo comes out stiff and the rest of the older C's ware down come the 4th quarter. They are still out-hustling us...we either need them to show age or we need to pick up the energy.
I still can't believe Nate Robinson might be the difference in this game between winning and losing. My brain is trying to fathom that thought
The dude is a certified magic killer. Something like that was bound to happen.
Losing this because of stupidness
Well when u put together a team with brains the size of raisens this happens..its a dumb team
Is going to get injured and leave the game. Watch for it.
I know it's early but it may be time for hack a Rondo
No one gives a **** about ray allens mom or her stupid bedazzled jersey. Quite showing her on TV
This is torturous. Where the hell is everyone. Why isnt anyone playing. Why is this game 3 all over again.
Man I hate Pierce. He turned two legit HOFers into floppers.
The Celtics are good, but we're not nearly this bad. They want it more than us, and that's why they're going to win it.
They deserve the finals, too bad they needed the refs' help, but they deserved this much more than we did...
I will be so glad when the off season comes.. Oh wait.. That will be in 12 minutes
Ive seen us come back from these leads and the Celtics blow these leads even in the series.
You're living in denial. Boston isn't losing this game.
Especially when your franchise center reacts to the crowd.
Its over guys, we suck.
Dude we don't suck we are just getting beaten
NBA, where its been fixed happens
So, who do you guys got in the Finals? The Lakers or Celtics? I going out on a limp in say Lakers in 6.
Artest is going to KILL yes I mean KILL Paul Pierce.
I want the lakers to win they are the less of two evils. Also I really cant handle seeing kg fat baby Pauline and rondo getting another championship.
LOL at Howard taunting the crowd when his team is down by 18!
Since nate Robinson scored in the 2nd quarter the magic haven't been the same. He took them out of their game. The Magic are looking to take 1 shot and hope it goes in.
If it's Boston vs LA in the finals I hope it's a sweep. I can't stand Boston.
This whole league is fixed. You can't tell me that every time D12 gets fouled that it is not flagrant. And don't get me started with how Pierce plays. I really wish he blew out a knee.
I think the Celtics have about five of my top ten players I'd hate to see on my team.
Celtics shouldn't call anyone dirty.. that's like Earl Boykins laughing at Jameer for being short.
Screw it Dwight punch somebody. Break them, preferably Pierce.
I hate the Celtics. Not because they beat us. But because Paul Pierce is a punk who plays to the refs. Because I hate their fanbase, who boo opposing players that do the same thing they do (I.e.: play physical). Because I hate the Boston media who literally do things like campaign for their team to take out an opposing player. Congrats to the Celtics on their upcoming win, but it couldn't have happened to a less deserving team.
David stern is poppin ciroc bottles somewhere
Dwight is letting the crowd get to his head. We need players to get him a ring or he will leave
Paul pierce lives for tough shots. You have to be in his face and even that isn't enough sometimes
Kendrick Perkins has not opened his mouth tonight. This is against his character
Magic saluting and giving Celtics props... Unlike Lebron last year.
I think we handed the trophy to the lakers because Dwight single handedly took out their bigs...lol
Lakers in 5?
Doubt it son!
This Celtic team is playing good defense! I don't wanna sound like a Celtics fan but everyones been doubting this team since the regular season! Come on guys who would have thought Celtics would be ECC after the way they were playing in the 2nd half of the season
I have to say this team is by far our worst matchup in the Eastern Confrence. They are the only team with a guy that can guard Howard one on one in Perkins (maybe Bogut) so they don't have to double and expose themselves to the shooters. We set our team up to play the Cavs we didn't plan on Lebron quitting like a bitc* and leaving us exposed.
We didn't plan on the Celts finding the fountain of youth either..
I cant wait for the day when Garnett and Pierce retire. Then the Celtics become screwed. I still have a lot of respect for Ray Allen even though he is a Celtic. He has been a class act as far as I can remember.
So true about Allen I just cant stand his MOM
You know how usually when someone is playing great in a series, they usuallly have at least 1 bad shooting game ?? Pierce is just automatic...has been since game 1 till now... I don't think he's missed 3 shots in a row this series...theres no way to track that but I'd bet money he hasnt..
Boston simply has a lot more pride than we do. Props to them. They deserve it. We don't.
They deserved to win but they do it in such a classless, annoying style that it is hard to give them credit.
If we swapped Vince with Allen or Pierce, we're the ones celebrating right now.
I have a sudden calm about myself that we were put out of our misery.
I have a new respect for Doc after this series. When we had him, I didn't think he was that special, but he did an outstanding job with oldies.
Losing to an incredibly classless team who cheats and flops is disgusting.
They need to suspend KG for game 1 of the finals for those karate chops on Howard's arm. He could have broken his arm. If there's any justice they will review it and suspend him. They complain about Dwight's elbows that happen by accident in the play but yet their "star" gets to break guys arms on purpose. He needs to be suspended.
Flopping, c o c k y, injury faking, trash talking, street thugs. What is this the 65th time they've been to the Finals? The NBAs a joke.
They earned it, I mean we aren't experienced enough in playing dirty, flopping, crying, playoff basketball
Never thought I could hate a team more than the Cavs but the Celtics did it, and I hope they get swallowed whole by the Lakers
They were better than us, we had home court advantage, the odds were stacked against them and they came through.
I hate the LAKERS! But I hate that fat **** Pierce even more. I hate him more than Vajero, Lebron, Kobe, Fisher and Ginnobili. He is the worst thing in basketball at the moment, acting should not be in it. What he does goes against sportsmanship.
You know what I'm happy for Nate Robinson. He is one guy that I can say I'm actually happy for on the Celtics roster (the only other guy I like on there is Ray Allen). He was stuck on the most dysfunctional team in sports history and then sent to a playoff team that basically had no use for him what so ever. Then after months of sitting he comes in, and essentially buries the Magic and sends his team to the finals. I honestly think it was Nate's play early on that was the backbreaker today. Congrats Nate you earned it.
It's too bad that the Lakers get to put the Celtics out of their misery and not us.
I hate that the Celtics with their thugs and flopping beat us. They don't deserve it. The only positive is that I'll get to see the Lakers sweep those thugs.
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