Celtics: ThisClose To Delivering Heat a Knockout Punch

“And so here we are,” writes ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan. “The team nobody said could win this series — and yes, that absolutely, positively included me — the team that is too old, too fragile, too hurt, whose margin of error is too small, whose bench is too anemic, whose lack of athleticism is too much of a handicap, is now up 3-2 in the conference finals, with a chance Thursday night to close it out on the parquet floor.”