Oh that Doc Rivers… he's a funny guy. He's trying to pull the "throw off the opponent by not saying who he'll start" routine
In the portion of practice open to the media, the Celtics closed out
their practice session by utilizing Glen
Davis with the gren-clad first unit. But Rivers noted that he
rotated numerous players at that power forward spot during the session
and wouldn't reveal his plan for a Game 2 starter.
"I don't know yet, we used three or four or five guys," said Rivers,
setting up his punchline. "So Oliver [Lafayette] right now might be the
That's great. Nice one… and as you can tell by the video Chris Forsberg shot… he deadpans that delivery, too.
The only problem with what Doc said… is that Rajon Rondo blew it for him.
But Davis took the majority of first-team reps during the end portion
of practice open to the media and Rajon Rondo let it slip after the
workout that he expects Davis to get the nod.
“We did it last year with Baby in the lineup,” Rondo said of winning
in the playoffs. “I think Baby’s starting.”
You boys need to get on the same page if you're gonna be playing that game.
Whatever… it'll probably be Baby. Either way is fine.