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This Celtics team has no significant weaknesses

 The NBA post-season always exposes a team's weaknesses. 

Well, over the second half of the regular season and the playoffs, the Boston Celtics have worked on their frailties and are starting to reveal that they have no significant weaknesses


Last night, they played their second solid game in a row to take out the Miami Heat 93-80. There was no complacency in The Green that fans viewed early in the regular season. Boston now leads the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals 3-2.

Granted, turnovers continue to plague the Celtics. They racked up 18 miscues in the win, with Jaylen Brown losing control four times and his teammate, Jayson Tatum, had five turnovers.. And the boys from Beantown still take too many 3-pointers. They took 33 last night and only made 10 of them.

Despite the carelessness issues and the propensity to fire from distance, the Celtics keep themselves in most games with their superior defense - and are often able to blow out the competition when the offense is clicking. And when they have a lead, they no longer let the game slip away with any frequency. They have learned not to allow that,  unlike earlier in the season.

This current crop of Celtics has Championship-like mettle in it. If they can win five(5) more games, they will have Banner 18 in possession. But right now, it's on to Game 6.




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