Celtics' best not good enough
With Game 2 between the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat tied in overtime, Boston point guard Rajon Rondo drove to the basket and, as he attempted a tough layup, took a hit across the face from Miami's Dwyane Wade.
MIAMI — Rajon Rondo played every second for the Boston Celtics. Made just about every play.
It's the kind of loss that, when the cameras are gone and the rhetoric has ceased, and the Boston Celtics players are no longer required to present a brave, united front, their thoughts will unwillingly meander to an unspeakable, sobering realization:
The Boston Celtics put together a determined effort in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals but, in the end, it wasn't quite enough to beat the Miami Heat. Spurred by Dwyane Wade and LeBron James, the Heat held on to
The Heat overcame a historic night by Rajon Rondo and now hold a commanding 2-0 lead in the series. I will still refuse to count this team out, but this feels like a huge blow to the Celtics chances.