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Celtics "Jeckyll & Hyde Show" continues with 102-82 win over Heat

 Which version of the Celtics will show up for Game 5 in Miami - the stable and proficient Doctor Jeckyll or the out-of-control Mister Hyde?



The Doctor showed up at TD Garden last night with Boston's back against the wall. The Green cooled down The Heat. 102-82. They out-rebounded Miami 60-39 and blocked 11 shots to The Heat's two. The result was never in doubt.

With the series tied at two games apiece, the Celtics are not backed into a corner, and that may not be such a good thing. Their response to bad games has been splendid, but games following a solid performance have been "stinkers".

It is interesting that Boston won Game 4 while shooting a poor 39.7% from the field and 23.5% on 3-pointers. But they held Miami to an-even-worse 33.3% on field goals. 

The Heat will be fired up for Game 5, and the Celtics had better leave Mister Hyde at home. I cannot recall such performance swings by any Celtics teams of the past. Boston fans hope for an appearance by the Good Doctor for the next contest in the Eastern Finals.


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