Celtics can't win for losing at home

Team hits road-heavy portion of schedule having squandered opportunities in Boston

Updated: February 16, 2012, 3:26 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics made a subtle change in their locker room this week. Gone is a picture of the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy that once hung near the entrance beside the message, "Begin with the end in mind."

No, with a 15-13 mark as the All-Star break nears, the idea of a quick start has apparently sailed, hammered home as Boston dropped a head-shaking 98-88 decision to the basement-dwelling Detroit Pistons on Wednesday evening at TD Garden.

Boston has now lost three ...

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