Basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal will cover funeral expenses for Malachi Hemphill, a 13-year-old Georgia teen who accidentally shot himself on social media this past week.
After the game, the Celtics’ Avery Bradley said Rondo was calling them out near the end of the game.
I looked around and a few times in the game guys were putting their heads down, I think getting down on themselves. But as a team, we have to stay together. The other team is looking at that. They’re using that as motivation for themselves. I could even hear Rondo, like, ‘Yeah, they gave up. They gave up.’ But you never can let a team see that. You have to continue to be positive and go out there and play hard, no matter what the outcome is.
Perhaps the best example of this was in the fourth quarter when Marcus Smart Cheap Indiana Pacers Jerseys appeared to flip off a fan in the crowd after bricking a 3-pointer. Immediately after that, Rondo lobbed the ball up to Cristiano Felicio for an alley-oop.
The Celtics will need to improve on the court, and apparently their mindset, before Game 3 if they want a chance to get back in this series.
What happened: Toronto treated this one with the appropriate amount of urgency from the beginning and looked like the team that won 51 games during the regular season. The Raptors hit the Bucks with a 17-0 run in the first quarter to set the tone and didn’t drop their intensity from there. Despite Cheap Ireland Football Jerseys dealing with stiffness in his back, Kyle Lowry had his strongest performance of the series, posting a double-double (16 points, 10 assists) and finishing a team-high plus-29 for the game.