Celtics try to play down postgame yelling, things thrown in locker room

Celtics try to play down postgame yelling, things thrown in locker roomCeltics try to play down postgame yelling, things thrown in locker room

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="“You’re not supposed to be happy when you’re down 0-2. Nothing out of the ordinary, just talking about the game.”» data-reactid=»19″>“You’re not supposed to be happy when you’re down 0-2. Nothing out of the ordinary, just talking about the game.”

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Jayson Tatum is right in his postgame comments, to a point. The Boston Celtics should be frustrated after blowing a 17-point lead and losing to the Miami Heat Thursday night, putting the Celtics in an 0-2 hole.» data-reactid=»20″>Jayson Tatum is right in his postgame comments, to a point. The Boston Celtics should be frustrated after blowing a 17-point lead and losing to the Miami Heat Thursday night, putting the Celtics in an 0-2 hole.

However, that part about “nothing out of the ordinary” and “just talking” in the locker room postgame? That’s not what went down, according to multiple reporters on the scene in the bubble.

After the game, the Celtics tried to play it all down. That started with coach Brad Stevens.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="“Guys were emotional after a hard game, hard loss.”» data-reactid=»35″>“Guys were emotional after a hard game, hard loss.”

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Kemba Walker wouldn’t even discuss it.» data-reactid=»36″>Kemba Walker wouldn’t even discuss it.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="“It was nothing. It was nothing. I’m not speaking about it.”» data-reactid=»39″>“It was nothing. It was nothing. I’m not speaking about it.”

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Enes Kanter took to Twitter to echo the comments of several Celtics, that they are still a family.» data-reactid=»40″>Enes Kanter took to Twitter to echo the comments of several Celtics, that they are still a family.

Boston may have just been venting postgame, but if they don’t bring the fire from the locker room out onto the court Saturday for Game 3, or this may be a very short series.

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