I often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and
are saying about the Celtics after playing the Celtics. Here's a dose
of 'enemy chatter' from Orlando.
Wednesday night and will be expected to win Game 5, too. If that
happens, suddenly it's 3-2 and the pressure will be back on the Celtics
going back to Boston on Friday night for Game 6. And what if the Magic
can get it back to Orlando for a Game 7 Sunday? Then they would have all
the momentum and undoubtedly be favored to win.
This is the kind of crap I was referring to in the Morning Dump. Imaginary momentum.
In the past 40 years, four teams have swept through the Eastern Conference Finals. It's no easy task.
For those wondering, the Celtics haven't lost 4 straight games all season.
Here are some quotes from Jameer Nelson and JJ Redick:
I didn't call the bank shot, but it went in," said Nelson. "And, you
know, like I said, I kind of misjudged where I was at. I was kind of,
for the first time, wide open, and it kind of shocked me. I kind of
rushed my shot, but it went in and I'm happy it did. It was a big shot
at a crucial point of the game."
"You never know what can happen," Magic guard J.J. Redick said. "We can be like the Red Sox, coming back from 0-3. You