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Goodbye to the "bad days at work" mindset of the Boston Celtics

 After winning 11 games in a row - and destroying a Warriors team that was on a roll - Celtics fans may have seen the last of that "bad day at work" mindset we heard about after losses versus weaker teams. During the winning streak, Jayson Tatum and company not only have not taken a single game off - they have appeared to not even have taken a single play off.


The final score of 140-88 doesn't tell the whole story from Sunday's dissection of Steph Curry's Warriors. It started with the Celtics relentless defense. Golden State shot 39.1% from the field and 17.1% on 3-pointers. The Green gave "no quarter" to Steph and his crew.

Conversely, Boston shot 55.2% on field goals and 51.0% from the hinterlands. The Green have shooters galore and defense that looks like it was programmed with a computer. 

This is not the team we saw fall to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Finals last year - nor the Boston crew we saw lose in the 2022 Finals to the Warriors. They have looked good on paper since the start of the season. Bu8t right now they look seasoned, mature, dominant and ready to take on any opponent that attempts to keep Banner 18 out of TD Garden. Goodbye to the "bad days at work".

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