Originally Posted by Bigsmoke
I know for a fact that the Celtics would be lucky to win a game if they played the Bulls with Rose healthy instead of the Sixers.
The Heat would have EASILY won game 4 if Bosh was playing but nobody talks about that.
hell.. the Celtics are lucky that the Hawks were injured across their roster.
the THunder and Bulls are 2 team that would blow the Celtics OUT but couldn't/wouldn't beat the Heat.
It's a matter of matchups, of course the Celtics don't match up well with the Bulls and Thunder... but even the champions Miami Heat don't match up well with the Grizzlies and I really doubt they would have beat them, had Memphis somehow reached the Finals.
Anyway, if both teams were healthy, all games would be much much different. Remember, that Celtics team was REALLY banged up during the playoffs, it's a miracle that they took even the Bosh-less Heat to 7 games honestly... I could say that the Celtics would have won Game 2 if it wasn't for some questionable non-calls down the stretch but I'm not even bringing this up, so don't bring up Game 4 as well...
It is what it is, there is no point talking about the past. The point is, this Celtics team is going nowhere and I'm not a moron or delusional enough to think otherwise...