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Celtics have time to lick wounds

Updated: May 4, 2011, 10:50 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

MIAMI -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers relayed a simple message to his team after Tuesday's 102-91 loss to the Miami Heat put Boston in its first 2-0 hole of the Big Three era: Just relax.

Rivers was referring to the first of three off-days before Saturday's Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, but it's advice the team could apply in general terms as well. The Celtics emerged from Tuesday's game battered and bruised, in more ways than just their confidence, after dropping ...

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