OT Loss Aside, Celtics Aren't New Bruins

OT Loss Aside, Celtics Aren't New Bruins

Similarities can be good or bad. In the case of the Celtics, they are both.

Their return to Amway Arena tonight for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals reminded several readers of the most recent tragic circumstance on the Boston sports scene - the unseemly demise of the Bruins, who led the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 in games, but dropped the next four after losing the potential sweep game in, dare we say it, overtime.

Obviously, the Celtics couldn’t complete a sweep either Monday night, losing in overtime to the Orlando Magic, 96-92. Now they return to a building that, like its chief occupant, appeared set for demise just a few days back, and so we fret.

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