Nets blow 17-point lead, squashed by Celtics in final quarter
The Boston Celtics overwhelmed the final quarter to seal a 2-0 first-round series lead.
After leading by 17 points and entering the fourth quarter with a five-point lead, the Nets were completely overwhelmed
Eventually, after outscoring 29-17 in the fourth, Brooklyn was beaten by Boston, 114-107.
The Nets head back to Brooklyn Saturday in a risky 2-0 opening.
A Celtics defense that in the main half permitted the Nets to shoot 61%.
A team with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving would need to kick the game away to lose this one.
The Celtics take a 2-0 series lead. What's more, the Nets are in a difficult situation.
Udoka went through years as a collaborator under Gregg Popovich. The Celtics trust him like he is Pop.
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