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Hate To Say I Told You So

Here's what I said before the game:

I expect the Celtics to play inspired, gutsy basketball.  I expect Al Jefferson and Gerald Green to bounce back with better games.  And I expect the Pistons will keep the Celtics at arms distance the whole game before throttling it up a notch in the 4th quarter.  And of course, I expect the C's to lose.

The team played inpired ball, staying close the whole game.  Jefferson had a career high 22 rebounds and 12 points.  Gerald had a season high 24 points.  And the Pistons put it away in the 4th.  The Celtics actually played better than I expected, but the result was the same.

It was an encouraging game from a future standpoint.  It is great to see Al Jefferson and Gerald Green play like that.  It just wasn't enough against a tough, veteran team like the Pistons.

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