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Another loss in a close contest: Spurs, 99 - Celtics 97


     1st Quarter 

     A non three point shooting team is hitting from everywhere. Are the Celtics going to put some hands up or just let this continue?! Defense is a huge part of the game and we gotta step it up! Come on now D time to lock it down! We need crisper switches! 

     Anyone else enjoy seeing JT post up?!I feel it could develop into the best part of his game. He's got the body and frame, plus the quickness to do it to anyone! JB getting to the hoop is another sight for sore eyes. If these two continue the maturation process of going to the hoop, watch out because they can be unstoppable. 

     2nd Quarter 

     RWill with the steal and then leads his own fast break! Look at that a big who can run the break! Active D and bring in the right place leading to an easy two for the C's. Now we need the rest of the team to get going and get us back into this second quarter. If we can put together a nice team effort, we can win this game! 

     Tonight's ball movement has been pretty enjoyable. JT has made some very good reads tonight and finding the right guys out there. While the ball movement has been good I still don't get why they all drift and hang out by the three point line. Let's use this ball movement to get to the hoop by getting into the lane. Easy shots please come on now! Overall though the effort seems to be there tonight. 

     3rd Quarter 

     The Wolverine saves the possession, and it results in a three! The key to this statement is the fact that Marcus does those little things that end up being big things. What could have been an empty possession turned into points. The Wolverine has grown into a complete player, why do I say that because his overall game has matured by making good decisions. 

     This Spurs team is very Scrappy and not afraid of anyone. Overall you have to adore how this group plays. Despite their below 500 record. That's how we should expect the Celtics to play every night. So far tonight the Celtics are clawing for this victory. 

     4th Quarter 

   For the fans? What do you want to see this quarter. Thoughts?! I'll give you mine, I want to see a combo of JT and JB establish themselves as fourth quarter closers! Cold blooded ice in the veins closers! Let's see what they can do once the game is tightening up! 

     So far the Celtics are right there, they need to find an answer for Murray that's for sure. It's nitty gritty time, here we go Celtics! Defense causing a shot clock violation! Imes adjustments so far are working. Yet the lead is still not in the hands of the good guys. DS and JT with some big buckets! JB getting to the hoop is like watching a ballerina! Guess who makes the big steal?! The WOLVERINE! JB with the hustle play causing a jump ball! Celtics were so close to getting the ball back, heartbreaking loss tonight. 


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