Celtics Take 3-2 Lead On Pistons

Full story: Hartford Courant

They sat on a 15-point cushion early in the fourth quarter and the crowd was celebrating.
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Hank

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May 29, 2008
 
I now live in Italy. I'm a retired pilot--Military, Pan Am and United. Watch the Celts on SKY . It was great to see Allen have a banner night.
Good story. I was a Courant/ Torrington Reg./Waterbury Repub. paperboy back in my youth in Torrington and a Celtic fan always. Played basketball at the Gunnery School in Wash. CT !947--50. And until I was 55 years old.
Got your story off of your web site here in Rome.
Ciao, Hankpa74@aol.com
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May 29, 2008
 
If the Celtics want the season to go on, they must use up at least 16 seconds offensively off the clock when they have a lead – they practically gave the game back to the pistons in the third quarter when they rushed down to put up ill-advised quick poorly chosen shots. When you are in the lead, at home, you milk the clock. Especially with a big (15) lead!
When you use up 16 seconds you still have another 8 to finish the deal… it’s not as iffy as it might sound to some of you – just think, down 15 points in the third, the Pistons needed as much clock as possible - and the Celtics cooperated magnanimously!
Set plays bring high percentage shots – not the all-too-quick lame ducks they were throwing up with a 15 point lead in the second half…heart wrenching win – but a win!
GGG

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May 29, 2008
 
just one more win and we will likely bring on the lakers
alex gohrm

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May 29, 2008
 
i love the celtics aand they r great

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