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C’s trying to get the point of rebounding
Posted By Mike Petraglia On December 9, 2009 @ 12:02 am In General | 1 Comment
Celtics  coach Doc Rivers  knows his team, even in the midst of an eight-game winning streak, can’t go on rebounding like they are if they are to have any chance of hanging an 18th banner from the rafters.
On Tuesday night, the Celtics went on a very late 7-0 run to pull away from the Milwaukee Bucks , 98-89, for their eighth straight and a very gaudy 17-4 record.
What’s not so gaudy are their rebounding numbers.
They were outrebounded 44-35 by a younger, quicker Milwaukee team, including 14-5 on the offensive glass. The Celtics entered the game 29th in the NBA, or next-to-last, in rebounding. They are dead last in offensive rebounding.
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 Paul Pierce: http://media.weei.com/basketball/paul-pierce.htm
 Rajon Rondo: http://media.weei.com/basketball/rajon-rondo.htm
 Pierce said the guards need to rebound better: http://greenstreet.weei.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/120809_paulpierce_badrebouding.mp3
 Rondo said part of good guard play is rebounding: http://greenstreet.weei.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/120809_rajonrondo_wehavetoreboundbetter.mp3
 Doc Rivers said the Celtics can’t go on like this forever: http://greenstreet.weei.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/120809_docrivers_cantgetawaywithbadreboundingforever.mp3
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