By IRA WINDERMAN — Sun Sentinel There was a point during the latter stages of the regular season when some speculated that the Miami Heat were positioning themselves to avoid the Boston Celtics in the opening rounds of the postseason.
Does this team feel like those Celtic teams? (Kendrick) Perkins: “Yes. Same kind of competitiveness. We've already got the talent. Seems like our mental is getting right at the right time. Guys are accepting and buying into what Coach Brooks is saying.
Both were shooting guards, and both killed the Celtics in decisive Game 7s. But the haunting and probably insensitive nickname, a reference to an actual 1960s Boston serial killer, stuck with Toney because he was a key cog on a team that finally won an
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WALTHAM – Celtics guard Avery Bradley was scheduled to undergo surgery on his left shoulder at New England Baptist Hospital Friday. “He's out for the playoffs,'' coach Doc Rivers said before practice in preparation for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference