The easy path? Too boring for C's

The inconsistency continues, which means so does Boston's battle with Philly

Updated: May 19, 2012, 12:09 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

PHILADELPHIA -- The Boston Celtics chose the hard path. Of course they did. It's the only path they know.

Despite owning an 18-point, third-quarter lead with a chance to essentially deliver a knockout punch to the Philadelphia 76ers in Friday's Game 4 of an Eastern Conference semifinal series, the Celtics let their opponent off the mat, and now it looks like they'll have to endure yet another 12-round slugfest after absorbing a rather improbable-if-it-was-someone-else 92-83 defeat at Wells ...

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