Know what the Celtics really needed at that point? A three.
Know what the Celtics missed over and over and over again at that point? Threes. The Celtics narrowly missed being on the wrong side of NBA history, thanks to last year’s Houston Rockets team that hit just four of their 45 threes during a 133-84 loss to Memphis.
– Keith Smith December 30, 2021
The Celtics have now lost three straight to drop to 16-19 on the season, and they now sit in a virtual tie with the Hawks and Raptors for the 10-seed in the Eastern Conference.