Stolen identity

Looking glass not kind to the Green: Pacers mirror Celtics and overwhelm at Garden

Updated: January 7, 2012, 3:47 AM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Doc Rivers said it before the game. He repeated it after the game. The Celtics' coach looks at the Indiana Pacers and sees a younger version of the team he took to the NBA's promised land.

"They've done a great job of adding pieces and adding them quickly," Rivers said. "It's amazing to me. It's like watching a young version of us. I know. I hate to say it. But they're young. They're scary. And they're good."

That was before the Pacers went out and overwhelmed the Celtics ...

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