Feel better now Celtics fans?
You certainly should because the Celtics are headed home from the Left Coast locked up at a game a piece with the Lakers and their A-game never made an appearance in front of the A-List celebrities at Staples Center during two games and 96 minutes of basketball.
The Celtics, specifically Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo, certainly had their moments and escaped from LA with a hard-earned split, after scoring a 103-94 win last night. But they are capable of playing better basketball. That's not being negative. Quite the contrary. It's a real cause for optimism on Causeway Street for anyone with an interest in seeing Banner No. 18 ascend to the rafters at TD Garden.