Who you calling soft?Celtics (shockingly) don't like to be called soft.
Counting the things that went right in Portland's 78-96 loss to the Boston Celtics proves far easier than recounting all the things that went wrong.
The Portland Trail Blazers looked like the "We Quit!" team of last season, laying down on the court for an easy Boston Celtics victory.
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Hang out here to chat about tonight's battle between the reeling Portland Trail Blazers and the Rondo-less Boston Celtics.
With Jeff Green a game time decision tonight and Chris Wilcox still battling the flu, the Celtics have recalled Kris Joseph from the Maine Red Claws. He'll suit up tonight against the Portland Trailblazers.
On paper the Portland Trail Blazers are capable of beating the Rajon-Rondo-less Boston Celtics. Will their logical advantages prevail or will momentum and discouragement make this game a laughable defeat?
Rajon Rondo reacted to a hard foul on Wednesday night and instigated a fight. Now, he faces suspension and the task of reshaping an already odd public perception.