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Another roadside vanishing act

Celtics' abysmal offense fails in Philly, so series returns to Boston for Game 7

Updated: May 24, 2012, 7:39 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

PHILADELPHIA -- An hour before tipoff in Game 6 of an Eastern Conference semifinal series against the 76ers, Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers leaned on a wall outside the visitor's locker room Wednesday evening and smiled when a reporter asked whether he was able to gauge his team's mood and energy level before a potential closeout contest.

"Hell if I know," quipped Rivers, who noted he has never quite been able get a read on his team before games. Which sort of makes him like the rest of ...

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