120 points. Let that soak in for a moment. When's the last time a Celtics team gave up 120 points? I don't even want to know.
"The story of our night was our defensive struggles," said Paul Pierce, whose 23-point, five-assist, five-rebound performance went for naught. "That’s not who we are, the way we defended as a team. "We’re not going to give up 120 points. We gave them 30 points pretty much each and every quarter. We’re going to be a defensive team, stop teams from scoring, and we were on our heels all night."