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The ultimate swing game?

Odds heavily favor the Celtics ... unless they were to blow Game 6 at home

Updated: May 10, 2012, 5:51 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

The Boston Celtics are far too unpredictable to flatly declare that Game 6 of an Eastern Conference first-round series against the Atlanta Hawks is a must-win situation. The Celtics have had a way of making things as difficult as possible on themselves this season, yet have still found a way to survive more often than not.

It is fair, however, to note that the momentum of the series might have shifted with Atlanta's Game 5 triumph and that Boston would be well-served to take care ...

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