No Need to Wait for Game 6 to Begin the "What If..." Game with the Celtics, Now On the Brink of Playoff Elimination
The Celtics face playoff elimination for the first time this year following their Game 5 loss to Philly.
BOSTON — After Philadelphia’s Tyrese Maxey drained a 3-pointer with less than four minutes to play, Boston Celtics coach Joe Mazzulla called a time-out to empty the bench.
It was as clear a sign as any that this pivotal game in Boston’s quest to win a championship was over.
Boston’s end-of-the-bench players made things mildly interesting in the game’s final minutes, forcing Sixers head coach Doc Rivers to bring back a couple of starters to close out Philly’s 115-103 Game 5 victory.
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