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 Memphis.
bit more huge in the context of the game, was the Grizzlies' poise as
they piled it on against a bunch of not-so-gracious losers. The Celtics
got more and more frustrated, played more and more of a dirty game, and
the Grizzlies just kept doing what they were doing. Yes, the whistles
were, shall we say, inconsistent on both ends this game-but Perk just
doesn't know how to set a screen that does not involve movement or a
hip check or both, Rondo played pattycake with every Grizzly in the
building, and KG did what he does. And the not-so-baby-anymore Griz
pushed right through it….
As for the Celtics, the player who showed up tonight was Sheed. I've
cussed that cat many times over the years, but he is just a darned
talented basketball player. So smart defensively, and good on offense
from the rim out to about 27 feet-just how the ideal PF should be.
Last time the Grizzlies
played the Celtics, they pushed them hard but ended up losing in the
4th quarter. That game was before most people realized how improved
this team was, so the game recaps were filled with Boston's players
spouting off lines about how this team was so improved and had a bright
Welcome to that future. Last night the Grizzlies ran the Boston Celtics out of the gym, their own gym no less, winning by 20 and leading the entire game…
This was just a fantastic win for the Grizzlies, there's not much to
say but that you've got to respect the Celtic's lifetime achievement
I'll be honest… these Enemy Chatter posts were a lot more fun when the Celtics were dismantling teams and rubbing their noses in it.