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Celtics' subs turn tide with defense

Updated: December 5, 2010, 7:57 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

NEWARK, N.J. -- Buckle up.

That was the instruction Celtics coach Doc Rivers gave to his assistants as Boston trotted out a second unit of Avery Bradley, Von Wafer, Marquis Daniels, Glen Davis and Shaquille O'Neal to start the second quarter of Sunday's game with the New Jersey Nets.

Boston's reserves have struggled to maintain leads and Rivers frequently has kept a starter on the court with them to prevent lapses. But playing without Rajon Rondo and adamant about limiting minutes ...

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