Boston Celtics Film Study
The Celtics dished 32 assists in one of their most collaborative offensive efforts of the season
After going down big in the first quarter, Boston switched strategies.
Boston sweeps two-game mini-series winning ugly one night, playing beautiful basketball the other.
Over the last two games, the playmaking responsibilities have been more evenly shared.
It’s been a season-defining trend for Boston.
Timelord was having everything his own way until the Lakers adjusted their screening coverage.
The Celtics starting point guard tried to stave off Cleveland’s momentum from the block.
A new system always takes time, and we’re already seeing improvements on the defensive end
The Celts drop another to the Wizards on Halloween Eve
As a primary creator, Tatum's effectiveness is often misunderstood.
Swarming defense and physicality prevent C’s offense from ever taking off in home opener.
Communication, precision are key when switching screens
Even after holding the Magic to just 97 points on 40% shooting, Boston has a lot to clean up heading into the second week of training camp.
Tatum had multiple big finishes around the rim, and showed an improved level of physicality.
Tatum’s self-imposed goal for the year is to be more aggressive off the bounce, and it’s the right goal to set.
Building an offense around Tatum and Brown can be done by stealing some classic Spursian sets.
Payton’s focus is evident in his play as he hones in on playmaking skill.
Semi Ojeleye’s lack of development makes it difficult to justify giving him another shot at the rotation next season.
Though it was tragically cut short due to injury, Jaylen Brown’s continued ascendance was a rare bright spot for the 2020-21 Celtics.
I have one major nitpick from Boston’s Game 3 win against the Nets that reflects on the entire regular season, which is the end of quarter two-for-one strategy. It stinks, it’s bad, and I’m tired of it.
Boston has struggled to share the ball all season, but the Nets have shed some light on some particularly ghastly tendencies.