"I still think the Celtics, by far and away, have more assets than anybody else when it comes to acquiring Anthony Davis or anybody in the NBA, ' Mannix said on NBC Sports". The Celtics have an abundance of talent, but it is about chemistry and players working as a unit to be successful. And Kyrie did lead the way, scoring 26 points to go along with 10 assists, five rebounds and five steals. The Pelicans did make some runs as the Celtics struggled to close quarters, and New Orleans had their deficit down to six early in the fourth quarter. There was a sense of urgency right from tip-off and Boston jumped out to a 15-point lead in the opening frame. Instead, New Orleans committed 22 turnovers in a 124-107 loss to the Boston Celtics.
"That's how we're used to playing", Smart said following the win. That's how we've got to start playing for the rest of the year if we want to be one of those good teams in the East. The Pelicans had 13 fast-break points. National Basketball Association teams once always tried to get a layup in transition, but now they often look for a wide-open three-point shot created from a defense scrambling back to defend the paint.
Neither team is particularly happy with where it is right now as they prepare to meet Monday night in the Smoothie King Center.
It's safe to say he's one of the best players in the league and arguably the player you most want to build a team around.
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"We've got to get our identity back".
"I feel like the season is kind of like a rollercoaster", guard Jrue Holiday said. 'The Celtics, at some point, if you want to get a Kawhi Leonard or in this auto Anthony Davis you can't just protect your five-man core. Anthony Davis: Celtics revelation made ahead of potential trade Lakers news: Magic Johnson must trade these TWO players to help this 'The other team in the mix are the Lakers but what are they going to throw up there? "We've got to get back to who we are". The seventh overall pick has been a routine starter in the Bulls' lineup, and is making his biggest impact rebounding and defending the paint. "We're not playing with the same personality we played with previous year".
But it's clear that for now, the Celtics need Marcus Smart, his defense, and most importantly, his energy, on the floor to start games.