NBA Matches - Will the Boston Celtics Repeat?
Being someone who once played the sport, I was amazed by both these teams, the skills of the players, the strategies applied by their trainers as well as the way in which they played the game with this much determination and basketball understanding.NBA live mobile hack The Lakers have 14 with the last one during the last year of the Kobe Bryant-Shaquille O'Neal partnership in the 2001-2002 season while the Celtics won it last year following a drought of 22 years. And being a Celtics fan, that was only a sweet, sweet success to savor.
The triumvirate of Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, and Kevin Garnett have shown that celebs could set aside their enormous egos, get along quite nicely, and work for the common goal of the group, that of winning the championship. They have proven their critics wrong, and also the enormous three want more, a lot more. Along with the man responsible for bringing them in? Coach Doc Rivers should be credited for having the vision to pull this feat off.
Throughout the start of this season, expectations have been high. Now that they have tasted how it felt to win a championship another item in their agenda would be to defend their title successfully. They began impressively, having accumulated a record of 8-2 during their first ten games of the season with their last loss coming in the hands of the Denver Nuggets. Then they went on a franchise record 19 games winning streak which finished during Christmas Day when Bryant and the Lakers eventually playing nicely to attain a terrific basketball result. Boston still possessed the top win-loss record in league with 27-3.
That abruptly shifted as another match; they were conquered with a fighting Golden State Warriors team. It was the very first time that Boston suffered back to back defeats in the season. It did not finish there, though. The team suddenly found themselves unable to get a win as they suffered defeats from low ranked teams such as the New York Knicks and Charlotte Bobcats, aside from the losses against possible title contenders such as the Portland Trailblazers, Houston Rockets, and Cleveland Cavaliers. Now their record is at 31-9 through 40 NBA games.