I often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers
are saying about the Celtics after playing the Celtics. Here's a dose
of 'enemy chatter' from Indiana..
least the team didn't get blown to smithereens in the confines of one
of the best teams in the league. But it was another case of not having
enough firepower down the stretch. After Luther Head
dropped the first two points of the fourth quarter, only Troy Murphy
had anything going down the stretch. Murph was the only Pacer to score
from the nine-minute mark to the three-minute point. Per usual, the
Pacers have plenty of weapons in the first half, but those weapons
start shooting blanks in crunchtime.
they were going give us a good shot in the second half. They gave it to
us and we weren’t able to respond." — Troy Murphy.
"(Pierce and Allen are) great players, they're both All-Stars," O'Brien said."They have three All-Stars on the court. We don't have any All-Stars on the court. Sometimes that's why teams come back."
With Rondo and Perk emerging this season, we could soon have 5 All-Stars on the court.